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FORT YARGO STATE PARK, GA

Photo: FORT YARGO STATE PARK
Status: Open year round.   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Sat May 23 2015   Later Dates
Site, Loop:PICNIC 1, FORT YARGO PICNIC SHELTERS 1-5
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Reservation Window: Fri Apr 25 2014 – Sat May 23 2015


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Site Details:

  • Site Type: Picnic Shelter
  • Site Reserve Type: Site-Specific
  • Type of Use: Day
  • Max Num of People: 40
  • Looking For Category: Day Use
  • BBQ/Grill: Y
  • Electricity Available: Y
  • Parking: Designated Area
  • Playgrounds: Y
  • Restrooms: Within Walking Distance
  • Water Available: Y

Alerts and Important Information

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Georgia Smoke-free Air Act of 2005 states that "smoking is prohibited in all enclosed facilities, including buildings owned, leased, or operated by the State or local governing authorities."

Dogs cannot be left unattended at any time. Dogs are only allowed in designated dog areas & must be on a 6' leash. Guest is responsible for any damage caused by dog to cottage & may also be asked to leave if dog distubs other guests. There will be a $45 per dog fee collected at check-in. 2 dogs max . This policy does not apply to Service Animals.

Please postmark your check or money order to later than tomorrow to avoid cancellation.

Reservations cannot be cancelled within 3 days of arrival without forfeiture of deposit.

Open-sided covered shelter. Located across from the multi-purpose courts. Has tables, grill and restrooms. Has electric and water. All visitors are required to have parkpass

($160 per day) No Smoking, Enclosed shelter. Located in B Section of the park. Has heat and air, ceiling fans and windows,The kitchen is equipped with sink, stove and refrigerator. Public restrooms attached to shelter. Has folding tables and chairs, large grills and horseshoe pits. All visitors are required to have parkpass.

Picnic Shelter#1: OPEN-SIDED COVERED SHELTER. WATERFRONT. SHELTER HAS LIGHTS, ELECTRIC OUTLET, WATER,4 TABLES, 1 GRILL AND A HORSESHOE PIT. PARKING IS APPROXIMATELY 10 YARKS FROM SHELTER, RESTROOMS ARE ACROSS THE STREET APPROCIMATELY 125 YARDS. CLOSE TO BEACH, PLAYGROUND, MINI-GOLF, AND BOAT RENTAL AREA. LOCATED NEAR DISC GOLF. ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PAKRPASS.

If you do not arrive on the first night of your stay, you will be counted as a no-show, your reservation will be cancelled, and you will forfeit your deposit. Gates are closed and locked at 10 pm.

Restrooms shared with other park guests, not exclusive to group or party renting shelter.

Picnic Shelter#1: OPEN-SIDED COVERED SHELTER. WATERFRONT. SHELTER HAS LIGHTS, ELECTRIC OUTLET, WATER, 4 TABLES, 1 GRILL AND A HORSESHOE PIT. PARKING IS APPROXIMATELY 10 YARDS FROM SHELTER, RESTROOMS ARE ACROSS THE STREET APPROXIMATELY 125 YARDS. CLOSE TO BEACH, PLAYGROUND, MINI-GOLF, AND BOAT RENTAL AREA. LOCATED NEAR DISC GOLF. ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PARKPASS. Picnic Shelter #2: OPEN-SIDED COVERED SHELTER. LOCATED ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE BEACH, PLAYGROUND, MINI-GOLF, AND BOAT RENTAL. LOCATED NEAR DISC GOLF. SHELTER HAS WATER, ELECTRICITY, LIGHTS, CONCRETE PAD, 4 TABLES, 1 GRILL AND A HORSESHOE PIT. RESTROOMS ARE ACROSS THE PARKING LOT APPROXIMATELY 75 YARDS AWAY. ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PARKPASS. Picnic Shelter #3: OPEN-SIDED COVERED SHELTER LOCATED IN A HEAVILY WOODED AREA AND HAS A STEEP SLOPE ACCESS TO IT. HAS LIGHTS, ELECTRIC OUTLET, WATER, GRILL, HORSESHOE PIT AND A CONCRETE PAD WITH 4 TABLES. LOCATED NEAR DISC GOLF. CLOSE TO BEACH AND APPROXIMATELY 200 YARDS TO PLAYGROUND, BOAT RENTAL AND MINI-GOLF. APPROXIMATELY 50 YARDS FROM RESTROOMS, PARKING AREA 125 FT. TO SHELTER, LIMITED PARKING. ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PARKPASS. Picnic Shelter #4: ($50 PER DAY) OPEN-SIDED COVERED SHELTER. LOCATED IN B-SECTION OF THE PARK ON HILLSIDE ABOVE SHELTER B. HAS A STEEP SLOPE WITH STAIRS TO ACCESS IT. NO ELECTRIC OR LIGHTS, DIRT FLOOR. HAS GRILL, HORSESHOE PIT, GRAVEL PAD AND 4 TABLES. APPROXIMATELY 75 YARDS FROM RESTROOMS. BY CAR IT IS 3 MILES TO BEACH, PLAYGROUND, MINI-GOLF AND BOAT RENTALS. 100 FT FROM PARKING AREA. ALL VISITORS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE PARKPASS. Picnic Shelter #5: Open-sided covered shelter. Located in picnic area 2 of the park. Has lights, electrical outlets, water and grill. Concrete pad. Restrooms are approximately 100 yards away. Approximately 400 yards walking distance to beach and boat rentals. There is a playground close to this shelter. All visitors are required to have a Parkpass.

Any device that discharges projectiles by any means is prohibited

Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area

Notes

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Radios.TV's, musical instruments, &all other noise-making devices must be kept at a low volume.

Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area.
If your arrival date is within two days ,please call the park for reservations
Maximum of 2 vehicles allowed

Park office hours are 8 am to 5 pm daily . All group gathering must conclude by 10 pm.

Park office hours are 8 am to 5 pm daily . All group gathering must conclude by 10 pm. Quiet hours are 10 pm and 7 am:Radio , TV's , musical instruments, & all other noise-making devices are not to be used between 10 pm and 7 am and must be kept at a low volume at all ot

Children under 16 with bicycles must wear helmets while riding in the park.

All campfires must be kept in designated areas such as fire rings. Park roads are public roads. All vehicle are subjected to license safety requirements and regulations of theGeorgia Dept of Pulic Safety. Off-road vehicles and ATV's are not allowed in state parks.

ParkPass fees: 1-12 persons/vehicle $5 daily/$50 annual; 13-30 persons $30 daily/$75 annual; 31 or more persons $70 daily/$250 annual; GA active duty military/veteran $3.75 daily/$37.50 annual. Park gate closes at 10:00 PM. Your reservation may be subject to additional discounts. Alcohol Prohibited at this shelter. Prices are subject to change.

Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.