210 S Broad St, Winder, GA 30680

Contact Info

(770) 867-3489

Located between Athens and Atlanta, Fort Yargo is a family-friendly camping, hiking and fishing experience. The park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 260-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps. Many campsites are near the water's edge, and hiking & biking trails follow the lake shore. Within the park is Will-A-Way Recreation Area, an accessible facility designed for the physically challenge with a group camp, picnic and fishing areas.

There are 40 tent, trailer & RV campsites as well as group camps and pioneer camps.

Yelp Reviews

4 stars

Fort Yargo is the closest State Park to my home. Ironically, as much as I love to hike and explore nature, it is a natural resource that I surprisingly... Read Full Review

Update: I did come back to complete full inner loop trail. The trail was beautiful, there are many wild flowering hibiscus on road side. The trip highlight... Read Full Review

This is way too expensive of a place just to get into one day. Yes it's beautiful and there's plenty to do. However, there is three stars because of how... Read Full Review

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TripAdvisor Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 stars Based on 197 traveler reviews

Perfect for hiking

We hiked 7 mile trail this morning. It was a fairly easy trail around the lake. Unfortunately had to share it with bikers. Our dog did not appreciate that. The log fort was a surprise. This is not... Read Full Review

Biking, hiking, swimming, fishing!!!!

We stayed two nights and it wasn’t enough! When we come back next tome we will stay a minimum of three nights so we can go and do more. The new park entrance is gorgeous, as it truly sets the ton for... Read Full Review

Needs a lake clean up.

Went fishing on it’s small lake on Thursday with my son. Never could see anything alive in the lake due to poor clarity. Lots of pollen & other stuff in lake made it look a little gruesome. We caught... Read Full Review

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