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Reed Bingham State Park

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CAMPER NOTICE:  This park has 19 full hook-up sewer sites, plus a paddle-in campsite on a small island.

Visitors to this pretty park usually see abundant wildlife, including species such as gopher tortoises, spotted turtles, limpkins, indigo snakes and nesting bald eagles. 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.
 
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.
 
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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.

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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

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229-896-3551

Girl Scout Adventure Weekend
Friday, May 1, 2015 until Saturday, May 2, 2015 5 PM to 5 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Activities will include boat tours, hiking and live animals. Scouts will camp in the ball field and participate in a variety of events. This is open to Girl Scout levels Daisies and Brownies.Registration Deadline is April 17.  $25 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Girl Scout Adventure Weekend
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 5 PM - 5 PM from May 8, 2015 until May 10, 2015 
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Activities will include boat tours, hiking and live animals. Scouts will camp in the ball field and participate in a variety of events. This is open to Girl Scout levels Juniors and up. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Mother's Day Tour
Saturday, May 9, 2015 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Mother's Day is all about letting your mom sit back and relax. What better way to do so than to enjoy a sunset tour on Lake Reed Bingham. Preregistration is required.  $8/adult; $5/child $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
3rd Annual Big Little River Paddle Event
Saturday, May 16, 2015 8 AM to 1 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Ready, Set, Go! Join us for a race down our 3 mile section of the Little River in the Park. Contestants will launch from Red Roberts Landing and finish at Lake Reed Bingham. Awards will be given to the top finishers in various categories, and lunch will be provided after the Race.  $20 per boat before May 1st $30 per boat after May 1st $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Memorial Day Paddle
Saturday, May 23, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Memorial Day is the the kick of for summer and bbq. Well, how about working up your appetite with a float down the Little River. We will meet at Red Roberts Landing and float down to the Colquitt County boat ramp. Preregistration is required, and payment is required at time of registration.  $15/person if renting a boat; $10/person if bringing own. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Island Stories
Saturday, May 23, 2015 8 PM to 9:30 PM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Island stories are not just any stories, but stories that you will get caught up in. Join Park Rangers on Amos Island for a time of stories, music, and s'mores. Meet at Colquitt boat ramp and take the short hike to the island. Stories will start at 9pm.  $5/person, 3 and under free. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Night of Wildlife
Sunday, May 24, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Night is when we like to sleep, but no so much for the wildlife. Enjoy a animal program at the Nature Nook featuring some of our native wildlife followed by a leisurely hike down the Little River Trail. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Camp Reed Bingham
Monday, Jun 8, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/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.
Get Outdoors and Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 15, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Gear Up! It's time for Junior Ranger Camp Summer 2015. This week we will complete the Owl Level badge and complete some of the Get Outdoors Georgia Badge. Camp will start at 9am and end at 3pm. Registration Deadline is June 8, 2015.  $45/child plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Junior Rangers Camp
Monday, Jun 22, 2015 until Thursday, Jun 25, 2015 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.
Independence Day Fishing Rodeo
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Land of the free and home of the brave, so what better to do than go fishing. Friends of Reed Bingham will host a kids fishing rodeo for kids 12 and under at the rodeo ponds. Prizes will be awarded. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Gators and the Galaxy
Saturday, Jul 18, 2015 8 PM to 10 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
I spy a gator. I spy a constellation. I spy a pontoon boat. Those three things together mean one thing. I night pontoon ride to see some gators and galaxies all around us. Preregistration is required. There will be two tours, 8 pm and 9 pm. Maximum of 15 people per tour.  $8/adult and $5/child $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Fishing Rodeo: The Young and the Old
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
You have the big old fish and you have the little baby fish, which one are you going to catch at the Labor Day Fishing Rodeo. Open to seniors over 62 and kids 12 and under. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Eagle Island Ghost
Friday, Oct 9, 2015 until Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
A ghost has been spotted on Eagle Island, and hopefully we will see it. On the evening of October 9th and 10th you will have your chance to visit this haunted island and hopefully find this so-called ghost.  $8/child plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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