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



4th of July Field Day
Saturday, Jul 1, 2017 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
We will be celebrating Independence Day weekend with a day of fun activities. We will have several games for teams to compete in. Winners will receive a prize.  $3 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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Paddling for Beginners
Sunday, Jul 2, 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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Shells and Scales
Monday, Jul 3, 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 some of the reptiles found in our area. Donations are welcome. $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
Handicapped Accessible
Independence Day Evening Stroll
Monday, Jul 3, 2017 8 PM
Presenter/Location: Reed Bingham State Park
Join our rangers at the Coastal Plains Nature Trail Head for an exciting evening walk. Take the opportunity to experience the flora and fauna as the sun sets. Don't forget to bring comfortable shoes, a flashlight, water, and bug spray.  $2 plus $5 parking. 229-896-3551.
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