Monroe Travel Guide
Monroe Parks & Gardens
Fort Yargo State Park At only 14.4 miles from Monroe, located at 210 South Broad Street, Winder, is Fort Yargo State Park. This park features 1,814 acres of land with recreation facilities for the whole family. There is a lake with 2 boat ramps where fishing is permitted and pedal boats can be rented. Hiking trails, tennis courts, miniature golf, picnic shelters, are among some of the activities you can enjoy here, along with campsites and 3 cottages for rent. The park is open from 7am till 10pm, for more information phone, the Will-A-Way Recreation Area at (770) 867-6123.
Hard Labor Creek State Park This 5,804 acres park is located 15.3 miles from Monroe in the city of Rutledge. There are so many things to do here that you will not know where to start. The park features 2 lakes where you can fish, rent a canoe or pedal boat, 2.5 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding and there even is a 18 hole golf course here. There also are picnic shelters along with barbecue pits and campsites for tents or trailers. For more information on fees, regulations and schedules, phone: (706) 557-3001.
Monroe Restaurants and Bars
Huddle House Located at 709 West Spring Street, Huddle House offers a unique selection of meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu includes omelets and waffles, their signature sandwiches, light meals and even a special kids menu, with many starters and finisher to choose from. The best of all is that this restaurant is open 24 hours a day, so no matter what you are doing or where you are, you can come and enjoy their delicious family meals.
Janie's Down Home Cooking This fast food restaurants with an American menu is located at 1133 East Church Street and is open Monday through Saturday. For more information, phone: (770) 207-1690.
Robison's Barbecue This highly rated restaurant offers an exquisite menu with delicious choices of chicken and meat, with many more side dishes and beverages. Located at 132 West Spring Street, for more information, phone: (770) 207-7675.
Captain D's Seafood Restaurant If you like seafood, Captain D's is an excellent choice. This is a legendary restaurant that has been around for more than 30 years. With high quality seafood and quick service, the menu offers a wide variety of broiled fish and shrimp dishes, seafood-stuffed crab shells, chicken and all sorts of side items including corn, baked potato, coleslaw, tossed salads, hushpuppies and desserts. Location: 1013 West Spring Street, phone: (770) 267-8587.
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