Fort Yargo State Park

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Address: /td> 210 S. Broad St., Winder, GA, 30680
Phone Number: (770) 867-3489
Website: Ft. Yargo State Park
Latitude   33.98462    
Longitude   -83.7333    
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Site Quantity: 40 Pad Type: Gravel
Price: $20 to $30 Quality: Good Campground / Good Value
Electric 50 Amp Water Sewer
Big Rig Access Tents Allowed Pull-thrus Group Area
Handicap Access Waterfront Access Telephone Cable TV
Amenities
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Store Laundry Pool Hot Tub
Pet Friendly 55+ Park Game Room Playground
Cabins Dump Station LP Gas Wi-Fi
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Ft. Yargo State Park Details

Located between Atlanta and Athens, this popular park features a 1792 log fort built by settlers for protection against Creek and Cherokee Indians. Today, visitors come to Fort Yargo for its wide variety of outdoor recreation and scenery. Mountain bikers and hikers can test their endurance on 18 miles of trails. A 260-acre lake offers a large swimming beach, fishing and boat ramps. The park’s wooded disc golf course is exceptionally challenging.

Fort Yargo State Park is a beautiful location for outdoor weddings, reunions and other celebrations.  Visitors have a choice of numerous facilities for all budgets, ranging from group shelters to lake-view pavilions. Overnight guests can choose from fully equipped cottages or cozy campsites.  For a more unique experience, visitors can reserve lakeside yurts, which are like canvas and wooden tents. Each yurt has furniture and electricity inside and a fire ring, picnic table and grill outside.

  • 1,816 Acres
  • 3 Cottages ($130) -- #3 is dog friendly ($40 per dog, max 2)
  • 6 Yurts ($65)
  • 40 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($25-$28)
  • 9 Walk-in Campsites (fee)
  • 260-Acre Lake with Beach (seasonal)
  • 5 Picnic Shelters ($45)
  • 2 Group Shelters (seat 80 and 100, $105-$155)
  • Nature Center Pavilion ($85)
  • Beach Pavilion ($95)
  • Pioneer Campground ($75)
  • 2 Boat Ramps
  • Gift Shop
  • 40 sites, 5 PullThru's, 20' wide, 35' long, 50 amps

Recreation near Ft. Yargo State Park

  • GeoCaching
  • Hiking and Mountain Biking - 18 miles of trails, Muddy Spokes Club
  • Disc Golf ($3) -- annual passes available, bring your own discs
  • Lake Swimming
  • Fishing - jon boat rental (seasonal)
  • Boating - private boats allowed, 10 HP limit
  • Canoe and Pedal Boat Rental (seasonal)
  • Picnicking
  • Miniature Golf ($4)
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • Playgrounds
  • Basketball

Directions to Ft. Yargo State Park

  • Located 1 mile south of Winder on Ga. Hwy. 81.

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