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This historical park features a log fort built in 1792 by settlers for protection against Creek and Cherokee Indians. Located between Atlanta and Athens, Fort Yargo offers a fun camping, hiking and fishing experience for families. The park surrounds Marbury Creek Reservoir, a 200-acre lake with a swimming beach, fishing areas and boat ramps. Many campsites are near the water s edge, and hiking/biking trails follow the lake shore. Within the park is Will-A-Way Recreation Area, an accessible facility specifically designed for challenged populations, with a group camp, picnic and fishing areas, and paved trail. Located 1 mile south of Winder on Ga. Hwy. 81.

Location: P O Box 764, Winder Georgia 30680 Telephone 770-867-3489 Toll Free: 800-864-7275 Fax 770-867-7517

Other Georgia State Parks nearby:
(Pine Mountain) F.D. Roosevelt State Park
(Winder) Fort Yargo State Park
(Stockbridge) Panola Mountain State Conservation Park
(Stockbridge) Panola Mountain State Park
(Lumpkin) Providence Canyon State Park
(Cartersville) Red Top Mountain State Park and Lodge

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