Fort Yargo State Park


Friday, October 25, 2019

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Autumn Nights at Yargo
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 5:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a chilling adventure? Then join the Fort Yargo Living History Society for their annual story trail! Guests will enjoy hayrides, campfire, live music, and of course spooky stories on the trail! Price TBD. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, November 1, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Fall Foliage Hike on Bird Berry Trail
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
During this guided hike, we’ll explore the life cycle of a deciduous forest and look for evidence of wildlife. This is a moderate hike along the ½ mile Bird Berry Trail. Please wear comfortable shoes, bugspray/sunscreen, and bring a water bottle. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
DIRT Event 
Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your own backyard peanut butter pinecone feeder and fall forest scene out of collected leaves, twigs, and other natural materials. Non-peanut butter alternatives will be provided if a participant has allergies. Take home crafts same day. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger After Dark Camp
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 5 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the night off and send the kids to camp! Junior Ranger After Dark is a Saturday night full of adventure. Campers will experience fishing, a night hike, and of course s'mores. $25 per camper. Ages 6-12. Registration is required. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Twice a month, explore STEAM focused nature programs through hands on play! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
DIRT Event 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Coffee with a Ranger
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Ask questions and swap stories with park rangers over a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast treat. Samples of cast iron cinnamon rolls. coffee and hot tea will be served while supplies last. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Almost Full Moon Paddle
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Paddle under the light of the almost full Beaver Moon while learning the history of Fort Yargo State Park. During this guided tour around the Marbury Creek Watershed, we’ll observe bat activity, listen for owls, and look for other nocturnal animals. Pre-registration is required, and space is limited. $12-$25 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your own backyard peanut butter pinecone feeder and fall forest scene out of collected leaves, twigs, and other natural materials. Non-peanut butter alternatives will be provided if a participant has allergies. Take home crafts same day. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Evening Intro to Birding Hike
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Learn about the birds of Fort Yargo State Park while walking along the Bird Berry Trail, no previous experience required! This is a moderate hike along the ½ mile trail with a series of stops to discuss bird habits, how to attract birds to your backyard, and listen to bird songs. Please wear comfortable hiking shoes, bring water, and wear bugspray. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Toddler Tuesdays
Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019 10 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are your little ones curious about the natural world? Twice a month, explore STEAM focused nature programs through hands on play! $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
DIRT Event 

Friday, November 22, 2019

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Campground Amphitheater and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. We will share stories, participate in games and songs, and eat yummy s'mores. $1 per participant. Appropriate for all ages. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Coffee with a Ranger
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Ask questions and swap stories with park rangers over a cup of coffee and a delicious breakfast treat. Samples of cast iron cinnamon rolls. coffee and hot tea will be served while supplies last. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Autumn Crafts
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Create your very own pet turkey and fall leaf sun catchers just in time for Thanksgiving! Take home crafts same day. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, November 29, 2019

7 Mile Black Friday Hike
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Ditch the mall and join us for some fresh air and exercise this Black Friday! We will meet at the Area B Boat Ramp, and begin our hike promptly at 10 am. We will complete the 7 mile Yellow Loop Trail. Suitable for ages 12 and older. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
2 Mile Black Friday Hike
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 5 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Skip the madness and opt outside! We will meet at the Fishing Area for a guided 2 mile hike along the Orange and Yellow Trail. Appropriate for ages 8 and older. Dogs welcome, on a leash. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 6, 2019 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Stop by Fort Yargo for a relaxing movie night! Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Appropriate for all ages. $5 parking pass required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Full Moon Night Hike
Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy Fort Yargo after dark on a guided moonlit hike by the lake each full moon of this year. Early evening hours are great for spotting wildlife such as deer, rabbits, owls and others along the lake shore. Hike length and meeting location will vary month to month. Bring sturdy shoes, water and a flashlight. $5 parking. 706-867-3489.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 8:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join the Yargo Trail Crew (YTC) for a day of improving the mountain bike trails. Bring water, work gloves, long pants and sturdy footwear. No open-toed shoes. Meet at the Visitors Center. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Experience a picturesque and fascinating historic site within the state park, while learning about life in the late 1700's. Fun for the whole family; tours includes various interactive activities and educational opportunities. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.