Fort Yargo State Park

Supported by a local Friends chapter and located between Atlanta and Athens, this popular park features a 1792 log fort built by settlers for protection against Creek and Cherokee Indians. Today, visitors come to Fort Yargo for its wide variety of outdoor recreation and scenery. Mountain bikers and hikers can test their endurance on 18 miles of trails. A 260-acre lake offers a large swimming beach, fishing and boat ramps. The park’s wooded disc golf course is exceptionally challenging. Fort Yargo State Park is a beautiful location for outdoor weddings, reunions and other celebrations. Visitors have a choice of numerous facilities for all budgets, ranging from group shelters to lake-view pavilions. Overnight guests can choose from fully equipped cottages or cozy campsites. For a more unique experience, visitors can reserve lakeside yurts, which are like canvas and wooden tents. Each yurt has furniture and electricity inside and a fire ring, picnic table and grill outside.

A Dinner In Time

The Friends of Fort Yargo and the Fort Yargo Living History Invite you to join us for A Dinner In Time. 
Guests will enjoy a three-course meal prepared in traditional 18th-century methods inside the cozy Old Fort. 
$45 per person or $70 per couple.  
Park Pass is required and not included in the price.
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