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Fort Yargo State Park

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Address: 210 S Broad St, Will-A-Way Recreation Area, Winder, GA 30680-2059
Phone Number: 770 867 3489
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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This park charges $5 per car but there was nobody at the gate the day we went. They have beautiful trails to walk through, a floating dock for putting in a row boat, a bridge the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This park charges $5 per car but there was nobody at the gate the day we went. They have beautiful trails to walk through, a floating dock for putting in a row boat, a bridge the crosses over onto an island where you can fish.

Thank Missy W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time to FYSP and had an excellent experience. Want to reserve a Yurt, but they were sold-out the week(s) we planned to visit. The Ranger suggested we try the Adventure Cabins. Great choice! The ACs were still in new condition and well maintained. Two bedroom, one bath with a full kitchen and large great room. Screened in porch with... More 

Thank RealBigDaddyDave
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We only visited the fishing area of the park. Plenty of room for bank fishing. Easy paths & terrain to get to the bank. Several picnics tables available & plenty of parking. Fish were biting.

Thank Jessica N
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201 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is heavy traffic and trains running all night long and you will hear everyone of them. Good luck on getting any sleep if you are camping. There are amenities galore, every sort of fast food restaurant imaginable within a few minutes drive so you will not go hungry but as a place to get away from it all, forget... More 

Thank borodino
atlanta ga
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74 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time camping at this park, we camped in the #2 campground which has a lot of wooded sites, campground #1 has a lot of lake side sites. The park has putt putt golf($5.00), a nice lake, that offers boat rentals, several picnic areas, historic fort, which the park is named after.

Thank cwj5746
Atlanta, Georgia
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just returned from Fort Yargo and had an excellent time! We cannot wait to go back next year! We rented a canoe ($10) and floated around on the lake all day! We found the beach and hung out there on the sand while our 2 boys swam. Yes, swam in October! Every yurt is on the water, but yurt... More 

Thank jessi b
Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yurt! if you haven't camped in a yurt -it's a must - the "tent" and furniture are waiting your arrival, bring your food, linens and utensils and camp in a bit fancy fashion. the tiny peninsula the yurt village is set on is quiet and beautiful. Fort Yargo is a best kept secret in our state. Lovely walking trails, fish... More 

Thank welovetotravel06
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has yurts, cabins, RV hookups, and primitive camping available. Large, stocked lake, many hiking, biking and equestrian trails. We frequently go out the to kayak on the lake. $5 per vehicle entrance fee is very reasonable.

1 Thank griffin2020
Monroe, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ma fortunate that this park is close to home. It is a great place to visit and walk around. There are many picnic areas. Miles and miles of trail walking. They even have a beach that provides a good place to swim. Definitely family friendly and even pet friendly.

1 Thank Hubert B
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Other than it being very warm the first day, the yurt cooled off after a night of having the windows open. Actually had to have a blanket on during the nights and it was in the 90's during the day outside. The yurt will comfortably sleep 6. No cooking inside but can build campfire outside. There is a ceiling fan... More 

3 Thank Sandy5380

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