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.

Directions

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.


Address
542 Reed Bingham Road
Adel, GA 31620
Cook County
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Phone
229-896-3551

Reptile "Mythunderstandings"
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 2 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 2 PM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Meet the naturalist at the stage for a presentation over reptiles and amphibians. Bring any questions or curiosities you may have about these fascinating creatures. Donations are appreciated. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Handicapped Accessible
Night Hike
Saturday, Jan 21, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Join a Naturalist at the Coastal Plain Nature Trail for a guided night hike and see the flora and fauna after dark. Be sure to bring good walking shoes, bug spray and a flashlight  $2 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Reed Bingham's Guide to the Galaxy
Saturday, Jan 28, 2017 9 PM to 10 PM
Saturday, Feb 25, 2017 8 PM to 9 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
We will be viewing celestial objects through high powered telescopes. Take the solar system walk as well as enjoy a sky tour of the constellations. Donations welcome. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Shells and Scales
Saturday, Feb 4, 2017 2 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 2 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 2 PM to 3 PM
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Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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.
Handicapped Accessible
Couple's Hike
Friday, Feb 10, 2017 6 PM to 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Bring your partner and enjoy a nice hike at twilight down our Coastal Plain Trails. Take heed of the wildlife settling down for the night, and those just waking. Be sure to bring a flashlight and bug spray.  $2 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Nifty Naturalist's Craft Corner: Kids Valentines Craft
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 9 AM to 10 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Meet at the stage for a Valentine's Day project. Make a craft that you can give to your special Valentine.  $5 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Guide to the Galaxy: Lunar Edition
Saturday, Feb 11, 2017 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
We will be viewing the moon with high powered telescopes. Experiment cocoa craters to learn the various ways impact craters are formed. Donations welcome. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Handicapped Accessible
Glowin' Golf Sticks
Saturday, Feb 18, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Have you ever attempted to play golf in the dark? Our tournament will be held at night by the light of glo-sticks and the moon. Brave the dark and test your nocturnal golf skills. Remember the lowest score wins.  $6 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
The Return of Canoe Battleship
Saturday, Jun 24, 2017 1 PM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Soak in the start of summer with the first canoe battleship tournament of the year. Teams of up to three are allowed. Each team is given a shield, bucket,and paddle with which they must sink all other competitors. Last boat still afloat is the winner...  $10 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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