Reed Bingham State Park

Reed Bingham State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 229-896-3551

 
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"Experience adventurous waters, a relaxing campground and diverse ecosystems through recreation and learning at Reed Bingham State Park, where you can marvel at nature’s beauty and enjoy quiet tranquility."

A 375-acre lake is popular with boaters and skiers, and fishing for bass, crappie, catfish and bream is excellent. Paddlers can rent canoes and kayaks to explore this beautiful lake lined with fragrant water lilies and tupelo trees. Guided pontoon boat tours are sometimes offered during events. The beachside pavilion, picnic shelters and group shelters are scenic spots for parties, reunions and other celebrations. Reed Bingham is less than six miles from I-75, making it a relaxing stop for travelers. It was named for Amos Reed Bingham who was instrumental in having the park established.

Visitors to this pretty park usually see abundant wildlife, including species such as gopher tortoises, yellow bellied sliders and indigo snakes. Nesting bald eagles are often seen in winter. American alligators are often seen sunning along the lake’s edge. During winter, thousands of “buzzards,” actually black vultures and turkey vultures, roost in the trees and soar overhead. Nearly 80 percent of the Coastal Plain’s plant community can be found along the park’s Coastal Plain Nature Trail, making this park’s habitat some of the most diverse in the country.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.
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Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours:

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 1,613 Acres
• 375-Acre Lake
• 46 Campsites ($25–$38)
• Pioneer Campground ($35+)
• Paddle-In Island Campsite (sleeps 30; $30–$60)
• 7 Picnic Shelters ($25–$55)
• 4 Group Shelters (seats 50–120, $45–$250)
• Beach Pavilion
• Swimming Beach
• 3 Boat Ramps
• 2 Fishing Docks
wireless connection Available in the park office

Things To Do & See:

• First Time Camper Program
• Pontoon Boat Tours (fee) — call for schedule
• Boat Rental
• Canoe & Kayak Rental
• Park Paddlers Club
• Fishing
• Hiking — 7 miles of trails
• Swimming
• Miniature Golf (fee)
• Bicycle & Street Strider Rental
• Playground
• Ranger Programs & Homeschool Programs
• Geocaching
• Birding

Nearby Attractions:

• Adel Outfitters
Albany, Georgia
Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Flint RiverQuarium, Albany
• Georgia Agrirama
Georgia Veterans State Park
Jefferson Davis Memorial Historic Site
Memorial Golf Course at Georgia Veterans
• Moultrie Antique Trail
• Paradise Public Fishing Area
SAM Shortline Excursion Train
• Sunbelt Expo (October)


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Events
Reptile Rodeo
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Learn about reptiles big and small. Snakes, lizards, turtles, and alligators will all be present to view, touch, and photograph. Donations are appreciated. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Nifty Naturalist's Craft Corner
Thursday, Dec 15, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Join us at the stage to make your very own craft in the spirit of Christmas. All ages welcome and all supplies are provided.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Christmas at the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 6 PM to 9 PM
Celebrate Christmas with Friends of Reed Bingham and staff with lights, decorations, hot chocolate, refreshments, hayrides, and a guest appearance from Santa. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Christmas Eve Hike
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Warm up your day with a brisk hike with a naturalist. Take this opportunity to enjoy the crisp holiday air as we make our way down the Coastal Plain Nature Trails.  $2 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Shells and Scales
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Did you know that a turtle cannot leave its shell? Learn why and much more with this fun display of props and live animals that will be available for pictures and some hands on learning. Donations welcome $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Meet at the stage for your list of items that must be found in order to be the winner. You can work in teams so bring the whole family! There will be prizes for the fastest completion of the list. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Beautiful "Buzzards"
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 3 PM to 4 PM
Meet at the stage to learn more about the importance of our vultures as they begin to winter here at the park. Donations welcome. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
First Day Hike
Sunday, Jan 1, 2017 9 AM to 11 PM
Join a park naturalist as we welcome a new year by taking our first hike of 2017. We will be enjoying the diverse flora and fauna our Coastal Plains Trail has to offer. Meet at the trail head. Don't forget to bring water and wear comfortable shoes. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Address/Directions
Reed Bingham State Park
542 Reed Bingham Road
Adel, GA 31620
Cook County


GPS Coordinates:

N 31.161633 | W -083.538933
Located 6 miles west of Adel on Highway 37 via I-75 exit #39, and 14 miles east of Moultrie from U.S. Highway 319.


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Reed Bingham State Park
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Adel, GA 31620 View Details


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Reed Bingham State Park