Fort Yargo State Park

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

18th Century Market Faire
Thursday, Mar 30, 2017 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Interact with historians demonstrating life from 1790s frontier Georgia at the park's historic fort. See craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades and Native American warriors. Activities for all ages. Presented by the Fort Yargo Living History Society. $5; children under 12 free. $5 parking. 770-867-4632.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

18th Century Market Faire
Sunday, Apr 2, 2017 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Interact with historians demonstrating life from 1790s frontier Georgia at the park's historic fort. See craftsmen and women demonstrating their trades and Native American warriors. Activities for all ages. Presented by the Fort Yargo Living History Society. $5; children under 12 free. $5 parking. 770-867-4632.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Spring Wildflower Hike
Wednesday, Apr 5, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join this ranger-led hike showcasing our beautiful waterfront trails as we learn about Fort Yargo’s spring flowers. This family friendly hike will allow guest to loop on lake’s dam along the nature trails all the while enjoying the best spring has to offer. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Parents Night Out
Friday, Apr 7, 2017 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Children (6+) enjoy fun activities under the stars while adults get some well-deserved kid-free time. Box dinner provided to each child. Additional concessions also available for purchase. Register in advance. Meet at beach pavilion. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 8:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot at 8:00 AM. 770-867-3489.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Cane Pole Fishing with a Ranger
Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Let's go back to a simpler time when cane pole fishing was a great way to spend a lazy Saturday morning. Bring your own pole or use one of ours. We will supply the worms. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Anyone sixteen years and older must have their fishing license. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Soak It In 
Evening Hike
Saturday, Apr 8, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a hike by moonlight. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight on this family-friendly night trail. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bunny Tails & Trails
Saturday, Apr 15, 2017 10 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Hike a trail full of Easter egg treats to find Fort Yargo's favorite furry friends at the end. Each attendee will enjoy crafting a homemade Easter basket with the park rangers w/ all materials provided prior to the hike/hunt. This event features a live bunny presentation by our guests The Double W Homestead. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Spring Wildflower Hike
Wednesday, Apr 19, 2017 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join this ranger-led hike showcasing our beautiful waterfront trails as we learn about Fort Yargo’s spring flowers. This family friendly hike will allow guest to loop on lake’s dam along the nature trails all the while enjoying the best spring has to offer. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Parents Night Out
Friday, Apr 21, 2017 6 PM to 10 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Children (6+) enjoy fun activities under the stars while adults get some well-deserved kid-free time. Box dinner provided to each child. Additional concessions also available for purchase. Register in advance. Meet at beach pavilion. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Cane Pole Fishing with a Ranger
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Let's go back to a simpler time when cane pole fishing was a great way to spend a lazy Saturday morning. Bring your own pole or use one of ours. We will supply the worms. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Anyone sixteen years and older must have their fishing license. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Soak It In 
Evening Hike
Saturday, Apr 22, 2017 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a hike by moonlight. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a flashlight on this family-friendly night trail. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Yargo Trail Crew Meeting and Work Day
Saturday, May 6, 2017 8 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for an organizational meeting and a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Nature Center at 8:00 AM. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Dirty Spokes 3hr/6hr Mountain Bike Race
Saturday, May 13, 2017 8 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Dirty Spokes Productions, LLC is excited to present a 6 and 3 hour mountain bike team relay race. This event was designed for mountain bikers to have fun, be competitive and provide an endless supply of great memories. No matter the level (beginner to expert) it is there for you. www.dirtyspokes.com $30-150 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.