Fort Yargo State Park


Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tails on the Trails
Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 6:30 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring your four legged friend on a guided hike at Fort Yargo State Park! While this is a hike exclusively for dog owners and lovers, we require that your furry friend be kept on a leash at all times. Each hike will average 2.5 miles. Meeting places will switch date to date. Park Pass is Required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, October 19, 2018

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Oct 19, 2018 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin promptly at 7:00 pm. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Junior Ranger Camp After Dark
Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Sign your Junior Ranger up for an after hours camp. This one night session will include fishing, a night hike, and more park fun! The cost is $20 per camper, and will last from 5:30-9:30 pm. Ages 6-12 are welcome. Call the Park office to register at 770-867-3489. $20 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Full Moon Night Hike
Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018 7:45 PM to 9 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.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, October 26, 2018

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Friday, Oct 26, 2018 5 PM to 10 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy a cool Fall evening with the Fort Yargo Living History Society. They'll have hayrides, storytelling by the campfire, children's games, and viewing the restored Old Fort by candlelight. It will be a night to remember! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Autumn Nights at Yargo
Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 5 PM to 10 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy a cool Fall evening with the Fort Yargo Living History Society. They'll have hayrides, storytelling by the campfire, children's games, and viewing the restored Old Fort by candlelight. It will be a night to remember! $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Guided Cemetery Hike
Sunday, Oct 28, 2018 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Are you curious about the residents that lived here before Fort Yargo became a state park? Join us for a free guided cemetery hike between 8:00-9:00 pm. We will meet at the end of Picnic Area Road, and begin our hike promptly at 8:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 2, 2018

Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Nov 2, 2018 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Buscas una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros en Picnic Shelter 1 para una noche de película relajante presentada en español. Traiga una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará puntualmente a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Bat House Workshop with Habitat for Bats
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the afternoon to learn more about bats and their habitats with Habitat for Bats. During this session guests will enjoy an educational program about bats and build a bat box to take home! $25 per bat box. Registration required, 770-867-3489. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Bat House Workshop with Habitat for Bats
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Take the afternoon to learn more about bats and their habitats with Habitat for Bats. During this session guests will enjoy an educational program about bats and build a bat box to take home! $25 per bat box. Registration required, 770-867-3489. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Cellphone Photography Workshop
Saturday, Nov 3, 2018 4 PM to 6 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for that Instagram worthy photo to share with your friends and family? Look no further! Join a professional photographer for a brief introduction to cellphone photography. This 2 hour mini session will help enhance your cellphone photography skills and find that Insta worthy photo. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Kids Fall Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Nov 4, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. We will search for leafs, seeds, insects, and more. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us at the Beach Pavilion for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Concessions will be available for purchase. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 9, 2018

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Nov 9, 2018 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin promptly at 7:00 pm. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Bird Feeder Craft
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
What better way to spend the cool fall weekends than listening for birds in you back yard! Join us at the Amphitheater in Campground 2 to create your very own bird feeder. $2 per participant, which will cover all materials. Appropriate for ages 6 and up. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Nov 10, 2018 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.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Kids Fall Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Nov 11, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. We will search for leafs, seeds, insects, and more. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tails on the Trails
Thursday, Nov 15, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring your four legged friend on a guided hike at Fort Yargo State Park! While this is a hike exclusively for dog owners and lovers, we require that your furry friend be kept on a leash at all times. Each hike will average 2.5 miles. Meeting places will switch date to date. Park Pass is Required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Bird Feeder Craft
Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
What better way to spend the cool fall weekends than listening for birds in you back yard! Join us at the Amphitheater in Campground 2 to create your very own bird feeder. $2 per participant, which will cover all materials. Appropriate for ages 6 and up. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Monday, November 19, 2018

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Monday, Nov 19, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
While the kids are out of school send them to our Junior Ranger Day Camp! Kids will participate in a range of activities from fishing, hiking, crafts, and more. In addition we offer educational experiences that focus on the ecology and history of the park. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Tuesday, Nov 20, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
While the kids are out of school send them to our Junior Ranger Day Camp! Kids will participate in a range of activities from fishing, hiking, crafts, and more. In addition we offer educational experiences that focus on the ecology and history of the park. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Black Friday Hike
Friday, Nov 23, 2018 10 AM to 12 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 Beach Pavilion, and begin our hike promptly at 10 am. We will complete a 2 mile loop. Suitable for ages 8 and older. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Full Moon Night Hike
Friday, Nov 23, 2018 6 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.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, November 24, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Turkey Leftovers Campground Cook off
Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 4 PM to 6:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring the leftovers camping and join in on our Campground Cook Off! We will start the tastings at 4:00 pm at the Amphitheater in Campground 2. $3 per participant for tastings only, Free if you enter a dish in the cook off. Free for children 12 and under. Winner of the cook off will receive two tickets to A Dinner In Time. $3 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Kids Fall Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. We will search for leafs, seeds, insects, and more. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, December 1, 2018

Holiday Crafts at the Amphitheater
Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Spread the holiday spirit with us by creating snow globes, snow, and slime! We will meet at the Amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin promptly at 11:00 am. $5 per participant. Appropriate for ages 6 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Kids Winter Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Dec 2, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. Sip on hot chocolate while exploring the effects of winter on the park's forests. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $2 per participant. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, December 7, 2018

Campfire Circle with Friends
Friday, Dec 7, 2018 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Come out to Fort Yargo and enjoy a night by the campfire with your family. Enjoy hearing stories about the fort, participating in interactive stories and songs, and yummy s'mores. We will meet at the Amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin promptly at 7:00 pm. $1 per participant. $1 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Fun at the Fort
Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 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.
A Dinner In Time
Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us and the Fort Yargo Living History Society for a Dinner in Time. Guests will have a special opportunity to dine inside the old fort. Price per participant is $50, and will feature a three course meal prepared and served in methods consistent with the late 1700's when the fort was occupied. RSVP now by calling the park office 770-867-3489. $50 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Sunday, December 9, 2018

Kids Winter Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Dec 9, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. Sip on hot chocolate while exploring the effects of winter on the park's forests. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $2 per participant. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Movie Night at Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 14, 2018 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Looking for a family friendly night out? Join us at the Beach Pavilion for a relaxing movie night. Bring a chair, a blanket, or grab a seat on a picnic bench. Concessions will be available for purchase. We welcome visitors to start arriving at 6:30 pm, and the movie will start promptly at 7:00 pm. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Holiday Crafts at the Amphitheater
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 11 AM to 12:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Spread the holiday spirit with us by creating snow globes, snow, and slime! We will meet at the Amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin promptly at 11:00 am. $5 per participant. Appropriate for ages 6 and up. $5 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Kids Winter Scavenger Hike
Sunday, Dec 16, 2018 10:30 AM to 12 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Join us for a kid friendly scavenger hike. Sip on hot chocolate while exploring the effects of winter on the park's forests. Each hike will be 1 mile long. We will meet at the amphitheater in Campground 2, and begin our hike promptly at 10:30 am. $2 per participant. $2 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Thursday, December 20, 2018

Tails on the Trails
Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Bring your four legged friend on a guided hike at Fort Yargo State Park! While this is a hike exclusively for dog owners and lovers, we require that your furry friend be kept on a leash at all times. Each hike will average 2.5 miles. Meeting places will switch date to date. Park Pass is Required. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, December 21, 2018

Junior Ranger Day Camp
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 8:30 AM to 3 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
While the kids are out of school send them to our Junior Ranger Day Camp! Kids will participate in a range of activities from fishing, hiking, crafts, and more. In addition we offer educational experiences that focus on the ecology and history of the park. $25 plus $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Noche de cine en Fort Yargo
Friday, Dec 21, 2018 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
¿Buscas una noche familiar? Únase a nosotros en Picnic Shelter 1 para una noche de película relajante presentada en español. Traiga una silla, una manta o tome asiento en un banco de picnic. Damos la bienvenida a los visitantes que comienzan a llegar a las 6:30 p.m., y la película comenzará puntualmente a las 7:00 p.m. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Clean Up Along the Birdberry Trail
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
If you need volunteer experience, just enjoy helping keep the park clean, or both join us during our monthly Birdberry Trail Cleanup! We will provide rubber gloves, trash bags, and some tools. We will meet at the trail head at 10:00 am. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Handicapped Accessible 
Full Moon Night Hike
Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 7:30 PM to 8:30 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.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, December 28, 2018

Winter Festival
Friday, Dec 28, 2018 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort Yargo State Park - Winder, GA
Enjoy the cool weather and join us at our Winter Festival at the Beach Area. We will have mini golf, holiday games and crafts, and so much more. $20 per vehicle will allow entrance to the park and all activities within the festival. You wont want to miss this celebration! $15-$20 $5 parking. 770-867-3489.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Feb 9, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

Yargo Trail Crew - Trail Work Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019 8:30 AM to 12:30 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. Bring a change of clothes for after the project along with your mountain bike to enjoy the trails. Meet at the Trail Head parking lot. Volunteers must register through the YTC site link. $5 parking. 770-867-3489.