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Fort Yargo State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 770-867-3489


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arrow  PUBLIC NOTICE: Fort Yargo State Park will be closed December 1 - 3, 2014 for a managed deer quota hunt.

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.


arrow  MAINTENANCE NOTICE: 
Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 until Sunday, Mar 22, 2015 
Winder Water Works will be cleaning the sewer lines throughout the park. The expected date range is 150 days to complete the job, but will hopefully be completed well before then. Thank you for your patience throughout this time as certain areas may be temporarily blocked at certain drain locations at different times as the job is completed. 


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Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours: 8AM-5PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.
GeorgiaStateParks.org/FortYargo


ACCOMMODATIONS & FACILITIES:
    • 1,816 Acres
    • 3 Cottages ($135) -- #3 is dog friendly ($45 per dog, max 2)
    6 Yurts ($70)
    • 52 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($28-$30)
    • 12 Walk-in Campsites ($24)
    • 260-Acre Lake with Beach (seasonal)
    • 5 Picnic Shelters ($60)
    • 2 Group Shelters (seat 80 and 100, $105–$160)
    • Nature Center Pavilion ($85)
    • Beach Pavilion (seats 150, $150)
    • Pioneer Campground ($75)
    • 2 Boat Ramps
    • Gift Shop


PUBLIC NOTICES:
Address/Directions
Fort Yargo State Park
210 S. Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680
Barrow County


GPS Coordinates:
N 33.969621 | W -83.729612

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

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Fort Yargo State Park
210 S. Broad Street
Winder, GA 30680 View Details


  33.969621
Fort Yargo State Park


Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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