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Reed Bingham State Park
 
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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.
 
 
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GPS Coordinates:
N 31.161633 | W -083.538933

Located 6 miles west of Adel on Ga. Hwy. 37 via I-75 exit #39, and 14 miles east of Moultrie from U.S. Hwy. 319.

Address
542 Reed Bingham Road
Adel, GA 31620
Cook County
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Reed Bingham State Park
542 Reed Bingham Road
Adel, GA 31620 View Details


  31.161633
Reed Bingham State Park

 


Phone
229-896-3551

Hidden Gems - Vulture Venues
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 5:45 PM to 7:15 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Vultures, aka buzzards, can be found at the park year round, however, Reed Bingham is home to hundreds of turkey and black vultures during the winter months. These large groups are called venues, where you can often see over a hundred of them in one group of trees... $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Little River Festival
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
The festival will include live bird of prey shows, Easter Egg hunt, bounce houses, pontoon boat tours, fishing, fire trucks, animal adoption event, an imagination station for kids, food vendors, arts and crafts, and music. Vendor applications being accepted now... $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 1 PM to 1:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
We will be conducting the hunt during our Second Annual Little River Festival which will have bounce houses, music, and fun activities for kids. Raffles and prizes will be available. The age specific egg hunts will be open to all children up to age 12. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Junior Rangers Camp
Monday, Mar 28, 2016 to Wednesday, Mar 30, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Monday, Jun 13, 2016 to Wednesday, Jun 15, 2016 9 AM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
This week-long Junior Ranger Camp is for children ages 6-12. Kids will get hands-on experience with our native Gopher Tortoises and other wildlife - from alligators to Oak trees - through special projects each day while earning Junior Ranger badges. Parents are welcome...  $45 per child $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Camp Reed Bingham
Monday, Jul 25, 2016 until Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 9 AM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
An outdoor camp for kids ages 10-15. Camp will include canoeing and kayaking, building camp fires, cooking outdoors, learning knife skills, and basic wilderness survival and animal identification. This is a great opportunity for kids to get out and experience the park...  $45 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Rivers Alive -- Little River Clean Up
Saturday, Oct 1, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
It's time again for the annual River's Alive Little River cleanup. Volunteers are welcome to bring their own kayaks and canoes to join the paddling team down the river for trash collecting. Park boats will be free for program participants... $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Haunted Island- No Escape
Friday, Oct 28, 2016 6 PM to 9:30 PM
6 PM - 9:30 PM from Oct 28, 2016 until Oct 29, 2016 
Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 6 PM to 9:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Ride a pontoon boat through alligator filled waters and get dropped off on our haunted island for a unique nighttime Halloween experience. Test your bravery as you experience our haunted island, with no escape except the scary boat ride back to the shore. Ages 8+  $10 per person $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Christmas at the Park
Saturday, Dec 17, 2016 6 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Celebrate Christmas with Friends of Reed Bingham and staff at Group Shelter 3 with lights, decorations, hot chocolate, refreshments, hayrides, and a guest appearance from Santa. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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