Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Fort Yargo State Park
  Friday, August 8, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Stories and S'mores Campfire Program
Friday, Aug 8, 2014 8 PM to 10 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
In conjunction with the Winder Public Library, please join us at the historic Old Fort, for stories and s'mores around the campfire. Activities begin at 8 pm with the fire starting at 8:30 pm. Seating is limited, so bring your own seat. No fee for this program, however parking fee is required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
  Saturday, August 9, 2014
Special Ops Series-Green Beret Challenge
Saturday, Aug 9, 2014 8 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
The Special Op Events Series consists of races that accommodate individuals, groups or teams while promoting teamwork. As you forge through our courses one step at a time towards the finish line, we want you to walk away with a symbol of excellence; a badge of courage, a mark of distinction. $5 parking. 412-607-6931.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, August 16, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Glow In The Dark 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk
Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
A 5K run and 1 mile fun walk sponsored by Any Time Fitness out of Winder, Ga. The event will start at Picnic Shelter #2. For registration and additional information please contact the following: 678-787-5298 $5 parking. 678-787-5298.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, September 6, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Piedmont CASA Superhero 5K and Fun Run
Saturday, Sep 6, 2014 7 AM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come as yourself or come as your Superhero Self! Join us for the Piedmont CASA Superhero 5K Run and 1K Fun Run at Fort Yargo Park in Winder. The course will be walk friendly. Packet pickup and race day registration will begin at 7am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, September 13, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia City of Winder Fire Department 9/11 Memorial XC 5K
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 4 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
The run/walk will raise money for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. The XC 5K start/finish will take place in beautiful Fort Yargo State Park. The course will be on the roadway as well as through the trails of Fort Yargo. $5 parking. 706-680-7223.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, September 20, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Ovarian Cancer Awareness Walk/Run
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 7 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance as they celebrate, honor, and remember gynecologic cancer survivors and patients, their families, caregivers and friends. Proceeds will support Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance (GOCA) community outreach programs. For event fees, please visit: $5 parking. 404-255-1337.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, September 27, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Trail Clean Up-Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Fort Yargo staff in volunteering on our site working on the mountain bike and hiking trails, cleaning up the lakeshore, and working on erosion sites as we make the park better for our visitors. Bring your gloves, shovels, loppers, or any other tools you may have. Volunteers are too meet at the Old Fort at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided. 770-867-3489.
  Sunday, October 5, 2014
Pup and Cat 5k Walk/Run/Hike
Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 10 AM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Barrow County Humane society will be conducting a 5k fundraising walk/run/hike for participants with their dogs. $5 parking. 678-420-4383.
Tons of Fun 
  Saturday, October 11, 2014
Get Outdoors Georgia Dirty Spokes Trail Running Race Series
Saturday, Oct 11, 2014 7 AM to 5 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
The Dirty Spokes running race series includes four state parks: Red Top Mountain, Unicoi, Fort Yargo and Victoria Bryant. Dates and distances vary. Visit to register. Fee plus $5 parking. 404-310-3628.
Tons of Fun 

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