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.


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.

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

Reed Bingham State Park



Family Camp
Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 9 AM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Looking for something to do with the family over summer break? Join us for quality family fun with a camp full of games and activities designed to bring the family closer together. The camp will end with a Family Challenge where you use skills learned to compete against other families...  $15-$30 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Shells and Scales
Friday, Jul 28, 2017 2:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 2:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Meet a Naturalist at the stage to learn about some of our native wildlife. Enjoy a hands on experience and a chance to get up close and personal with reptiles found in our area. Donations are welcome. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Handicapped Accessible
Introduction to Paddling
Saturday, Aug 5, 2017 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of paddling? We are holding a class to teach you about the equipment and how to properly use it. Pre-registration is required.  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Twilight Paddle
Saturday, Aug 19, 2017 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Take this amazing opportunity to kayak under the stars. With a Ranger by your side it will allow you to explore the beautiful lake and river after sunset. Be sure to bring bug spray, a flashlight, and water. Pre-registration is required  $15 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Canoe Battleship
Saturday, Aug 26, 2017 1 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Pick your team, grab a boat, and be the last team floating in another epic battle at the beach! Teams of up to three are allowed. Each team is given a shield, bucket, and paddle with which they must sink all other competitors. Participants must be 15 or older and all minors need a parent present...  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Rivers Alive - Little River Clean Up
Saturday, Oct 7, 2017 9 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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