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



Reptile Rodeo
Saturday, Dec 10, 2016 1 PM to 2 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Christmas Eve Hike
Saturday, Dec 24, 2016 9 AM to 11 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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
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.
Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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.
Get Outdoors Georgia
Beautiful "Buzzards"
Saturday, Dec 31, 2016 3 PM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
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.