Fort Yargo State Park

Location

210 S. Broad St.
Winder GA 30680

Rates

  • Daily ParkPass: $5.00

Hours of Operation

  • Monday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Tuesday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Wednesday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Thursday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Friday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Saturday : 7:00am - 10:00pm
  • Sunday : 7:00am - 10:00pm

Social

Fort Yargo State Park
Fort Yargo Yurt Camping
Kayaking
Yurt
Yurt
Minigolf
Disc Golf
Camper Cabin Den

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.

Amenities
Facility Amenities
  • Parking on Site
  • Boat Launch
  • Equipment Rentals Available
  • Gift Shop
  • Lodging On Site
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Public Restrooms
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly