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Fort Yargo State Park

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Address: 210 S. Broad Street, Will-A-Way Recreation Area, Winder, GA 30680
Phone Number: 770 867 3489
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Great Weekend Getaway

Fort Yargo is a very friendly State Park. We enjoyed a two night weekend there in our camper. There are plenty of areas to walk and run and play. Playgrounds for the kiddos... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Fort Yargo is a very friendly State Park. We enjoyed a two night weekend there in our camper. There are plenty of areas to walk and run and play. Playgrounds for the kiddos, grilling areas, fire rings at each campsite. They have yurts too! A nice lake with a beach and swimming area, although the swimming beach gets quite over... More 

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Braselton, Georgia, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Fort Yargo has some brand new camper cabins located between the Loop A and Loop B campground. They are nice with great screened-in back porches and nice lake views. They have no linens or cookware but linens can be rented for an upcharge. The price is slightly too high considering the cabins are bare and you have to pack in... More 

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Jefferson, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

My husband and I took our 2 dogs to this park a few times to walk the trails. This park is very well maintained. My husband has gone mountain biking a few times here and he loves it. We took my dad to this park to play the disc golf course and he loved it so much they went again... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My family of 5 decided to take a last minute trip to Fort Yargo State Park. After nothing but gloomy weather, the upcoming weekend forecast looked great, so we decided to see if there were any yurts available. Luckily, we were able to book Yurt #1 and our friends were able to book Yurt #5, which is directly across the... More 

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Winder, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Fort Yargo has improved over the years and now is a great family spot to enjoy the outdoors and take in some fun activities.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This is my favorite park for trail running an hiking, I do the trail around the lake which is 7 miles or the 12 mile biking trail. Here is a video a the trail from the last time I was there on 02/11/15 http://youtu.be/h_ldgrCjZLo

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Athens, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I have been to Fort Yargo on a few occasions and I can say that the sections that I was located was very quiet and very peaceful. I love the water view and just enjoyed the quiet evening.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We had never been to Fort Yargo - and we are so happy we "discovered" this great state park. It is so much fun. We visited on a sunny but warm Fall Saturday - with lots of college football on TV - so the park was not crowded but it was a lot of fun. We opted to flay Frisbee... More 

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Winder, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Even though we live in Winder, this is our favorite place to camp. We have a fifth wheel and we have never found a site that was not good to set up on, stay on or enjoy. The camp hosts are always friendly and helpful. The bath houses are always clean. There are many activities to choose from while in... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014 via mobile

This is a great state park everyone wAs so nice! We bought fishing license at the park lots of good plAces to fish. The new places to camo are so interesting you are on the lake but it's inside a structure deck is on the water. Modern way to camp😃lots of trails for walking or biking.. Many places to have... More 

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