Reed Bingham State Park
Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 50
About: Visitors to this pretty park usually see abundant wildlife, including rare species such as gopher tortoises, spotted turtles, limpkins and nesting bald eagles. Alligators are often seen sunning along the lake’s edge. During winter, thousands of “buzzards,” actually black and 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 Trails, 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. Volunteers can assist with gopher tortoise research projects and numerous annual events. 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.
46 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites - cable TV hookups
Pioneer Campground (organized groups only)
6 Picnic Shelters
4 Group Shelters (seat 50–120)
3 Boat Ramps
Accessible Fishing Pier
Hiking – 7 miles of trails
Canoe and Kayak Rental
Fishing – dock, boat rental
Pontoon Boat Tours (call for schedule)
Birding -- "Buzzard" viewing is best in the morning and late afternoon. Best locations are near the bridge and dam in the morning and along the nature trail boardwalk near dusk.
Directions: 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.
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