• Fort Yargo State Park
    Fort Yargo State Park,  Georgia Campgrounds

    Fort Yargo State Park

    02.18.22-02.21.22 Our family opened the 2022 camping season by checking off another state park, Fort Yargo. Three-day weekends mean we can drive a little farther and this trip took us about 2 hours east to Winder, GA. Fort Yargo State Park opened in 1954, but the log fort used to provide protection to the settlers was built in 1792. The state park is situated around a 260-acre lake that is great for jon boats, kayaks, paddle boards, and canoes. The other main attraction to the park is the 20 miles of trails for mountain biking.  Fort Yargo State Park has two campground loops, 6 yurts, and 16 cottages. In total…

  • Cloudland Canyon State Park
    Cloudland Canyon State Park,  Georgia Campgrounds

    Cloudland Canyon State Park – 15

    10.01.21-10.03.21 Found our favorite site at Cloudland Canyon State Park, too bad it is already booked solid in the fall of 2022. Our first trip to Cloudland Canyon happened in 2017, the year we bought the camper. We stayed on site 43 in the West Rim and will continue to book West Rim because we prefer the more spread out and wooded campsites. East Rim is great for proximity to the main overlook. (See details/photos about our October 2017 stay at site 43 in Cloudland). Cloudland Canyon State park has recently redone their campsite numbers and added a couple new spots. Information reflects the new campsite numbers, however the photos…