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Fort Yargo State Park

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210 S Broad St, Will-A-Way Recreation Area, Winder, GA 30680-2059
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice playground area, lake beach area, bathrooms. Nice lookout areas work pavilion seating areas. Keep in mind that it is Winder ... Which isn't the best part of town.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank gabrowneyedgirl
Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

Acreage and acres of land for you to walk and enjoy. A large lake to take in the view, boating and fishing, relax. The old fort is an item of interest with its history. Events occur there from time to time. Well worth the trip...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank timothyeruiz
Reviewed November 29, 2018

My wife and I were at this campground 4 nights during Thanksgiving and all was good except the weather. The campsites are well separated and spacious. Plenty of room for sitting around the firepit. My wife loves to have a view of water and there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Safari66096
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We stayed the weekend site 34 with rv. Check in was smooth- may rangers onsite to accommodate visitors. Site 34 was level and clean, all hookups (full hookup) in working order, more than enough room. Weather was outstanding. Adjacent sites were not too close, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sue J
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

This was not the camping trip I desired. 1. No bears. 2. Sound of cars. 3. Zero sense of isolation. It depends on what you're looking for . Staff was helpful , thank you Darnel and Anne .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jakethesnake42
Reviewed October 9, 2018

This park has several great hiking and biking trails. The lake is a lovely place for an easy kayak paddle, and for fishing. There is something for everyone here. There are also activities for children organized by the rangers. The Loving History group does wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pagelily
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

I hike in this park often. It is very clean and beautiful with good trails for biking or hiking. There is a beautiful beach and great camping whether in a tent, a camper or a yurk!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vicky C
Reviewed June 25, 2018

Stayed at one of the Yurts at Ft. Yargo. Got there Friday afternoon and put our stuff in Yurt. The over head fan was hardly moving so called office to have someone come down to put on faster mode. The guy tried but finally said...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Fred S
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Our family has been to the beach area of Fort Yargo many times. We have also camped here. We love the campground! The beach area is nice however, the bathrooms are not well maintained and are very outdated. Recently we have seen many people let...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Erika O
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

Could offer more to do inside park. really quiet. Couldn't find route to water park that we saw from across the lake. Had a nice clean beach & picnic area. Alot of construction going on

Date of experience: March 2018
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September 21, 2018|
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Response from Erika O | Reviewed this property |
Yes, life jackets are available.
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