Fort Yargo State Park


Brochure InfoLocated 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. A 260-acre lake offers a large swimming beach, fishing and boat ramps. 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 canvas tents. Each yurt has furniture and electricity inside and a fire ring, picnic table and grill outside. Brochure Info - RecreationGeocaching Hiking and Mountain Biking Bike Rental Disc Golf (fee) -- annual passes available, bring your own discs Lake Swimming Fishing Jon boat rental (seasonal) Boating - private boats allowed, 10 HP limit Canoe, Kayak and Pedal Boat Rental (seasonal) Picnicking Miniature Golf (fee) Playgrounds Weddings (park approval required) Brochure Info - Facilities and Restrictions1,816 Acres 3 Cottages 13 Camper Cabins 6 Yurts 45 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites 12 Walk-in Campsites 260-Acre Lake A Swimming Beach 5 Picnic Shelters 2 Group Shelters (seat 80 and 100) Lake Pavilion Beach Pavilion Pioneer Campground 2 Boat Ramps Gift Shop Brochure Info - Nearby AttractionsHard Labor Creek State Park Highland Walk Golf Course at Victoria Bryant The Creek Golf Course at Hard Labor Creek Victoria Bryant State Park Watson Mill Bridge State Park Key InfoFor reservation inquiries please call 1-800-864-7275. For Park inquiries please contact the park at 770-867-3489 or 706-867-6123 (Will-A-Way). A ParkPass is required for all vehicles. Price for ParkPasses are not included with the reservation. Overnight guests pay only one ParkPass fee for the duration of their stay. The daily ParkPass is valid at all state parks visited the same day and is not valid at state historic sites. ParkPass fees are as follow: 1-12 passenger vehicles $5 per day or $50 annual ParkPass; 13-30 passenger vehicles $30 per day or $75 annual ParkPass; 31 or more passenger vehicles $70 per day or $250 annual ParkPass; Georgia active duty military/veterans $3.75 per day or $37.50 annual ParkPass. For information on our park rules and reservation policies please visit our website Rules and regulations are posted at site offices and must be observed by all guests and their visitors.Important Information for Daily EntranceDirectionFort Yargo State Park is located one mile south of Winder on Georgia Highway 81.Booking Window Product Info

Campgrounds inside of Fort Yargo State Park

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