Yurt at Fort Yargo
Yurt at Fort Yargo

Yurts & Unique Accommodations at Georgia State Parks

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Yurts: Heated in Winter

Go "glamping!" Luxury-loving campers will enjoy the yurts at Cloudland Canyon, Red Top Mountain, High Falls, Fort Yargo, Tugaloo and Sweetwater Creek state parks. Made of wood and canvas, yurts feature a deck, picnic table and grill/fire ring outside. Inside you will find furniture to sleep six, electrical outlets, large windows and locking doors. A water spigot is located outside. All you need to bring are sleeping bags or linens, cooking utensils, a cooler, food, and family or friends.

  • Bathhouse with hot showers and flush toilets is within walking distance.
  • Futons fold out to full-size mattresses. Guests should bring linens (or sleeping bags) and pillows.
  • Cooking is not allowed inside the wooden yurt.
  • Maximum occupancy is six people (five at High Falls).
  • Pets are not allowed in or around yurts.
  • A ceiling fan, small heater, screened windows and electrical outlets are provided. Please do not bring portable air conditioners. Portable fans and space heaters are allowed.

Yurt Interior at Fort Yargo State Park

Yurt Locations

Cloudland Canyon State Park

High Falls State Park

Red Top Mountain State Park

Fort Yargo State Park

Tugaloo State Park

Sweetwater Creek State Park

Suwannee River Eco-Lodge: Near the Okefenokee Swamp

The Suwannee River Eco-Lodge is in Fargo, 18 miles from the famed Okefenokee Swamp. It features eight cottages with kitchens, meeting space, a barbecue shelter and commercial kitchen. The Suwannee River Visitor Center and a boat ramp are just down the road. Operated by Stephen C. Foster State Park.

The Len Foote Hike Inn: Georgia's Only Back-Country Lodge

The Len Foote Hike Inn at Amicalola Falls State Park & Lodge is reached only by hiking a scenic five-mile trail through national forest. Since meals are included, guests carry only their personal items along the trail. Private rooms and a centrally located bathhouse with hot showers are provided.

Additional Unique Facilities

Fort Yargo State Park

Camp Twin Lakes operates Will-A-Way, serving people with disabilities.

General Coffee State Park

The elegantly decorated Burnham House cottage is a romantic country retreat with a rocking-chair porch.

Mistletoe State Park

This rustic four-bed camper cabin is on Clarks Hill Lake.

Seminole State Park

Primitive treehouse-style camping features a screened shelter on stilts.

Smithgall Woods State Park

This mountain retreat offers exceptional cottage privacy on Dukes Creek, just outside Helen.

Unicoi State Park & Lodge

Groups will enjoy covered Squirrel's Nest camping platforms in the woods.

Watson Mill Bridge State Park

Horse owners can rent log cabin bunkhouses near the equestrian camping area.

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

This center offers outdoor education programs, day camps, fishing, a conference center, banquet hall and lodging. Managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division, (770) 784-3152.

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