Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
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.

Address
542 Reed Bingham Road
Adel, GA 31620
Cook County
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Phone
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.
Lake Reed Bingham Tour
Friday, Jul 3, 2015 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Reed Bingham has been known to have some gorgeous sunsets. Never seen one before? Well, you have plenty of chances to see it while sitting on the lake. Preregistration is required. Maximum of 15 people per tour.  $5-$8 plus $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.
Nature Way Tours
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
Saturday, Oct 17, 2015 1 PM to 3 PM
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Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
The Nature Way Wildlife Center will be open for the public viewing. Wildlife of all kind can be found in the center including live animals and ones that you can touch.  $1. $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.
Little River Paddle Tour
Saturday, Jul 25, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
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Tons of FunPresenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Enjoy a slow paddle down the Little River through Tupelo tunnels. 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.  $10-15 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Rivers Alive -- Little River Clean Up
Saturday, Aug 29, 2015 9 AM to 11 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/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. Boats are available at half price rental...  $8 boat rental. $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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