Reed Bingham State Park

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This park surrounds a 375-acre lake that has become a major boating and waterskiing attraction in south Georgia. Fishing for bass, crappie, catfish and bream is excellent. The Coastal Plain Nature Trail and Gopher Tortoise Nature Trail wind through a cypress swamp, sandhill area and other habitats representative of southern Georgia. Watchful visitors may see waterfowl, the threatened gopher tortoise and indigo snake, and other creatures. However, the park’s most famous residents are the thousands of black vultures and turkey vultures that arrive in late November and stay through early April, making this park the largest winter vulture roost in Georgia. Reed Bingham is less than six miles from I-75, making it a relaxing stop for travelers.

Phone: 404-656-2770


  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi


Driving Directions 542 Reed Bingham Road Adel, GA 316209764 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.

Pet Policy

Pets are welcome at state parks and campgrounds if leashed (no longer than six feet) and accompanied by the owner at all times; however, they are not allowed in or around historic sites, lodges, group camps, swimming areas, or trails at Panola Mountain and Tallulah Gorge. Pets are not allowed in or around any cottages except select ones at Crooked River, Seminole and Tugaloo state parks (additional fee charged). Kennels are not available. Owners should clean up after pets.

Campground Rules

Intoxicants: Consumption or use of alcoholic beverages or intoxicants is unlawful in any public-use area. Campfires: All campfires must be kept in designated areas such as a fire ring. Weapons: Firearms, bows and arrows, explosives, fireworks, slingshots, fishing spears or any device that discharges projectiles by any means is prohibited. Collecting: All wildlife, plant life, driftwood, artifacts, and any other natural or man-made features are protected and may not be disturbed or removed. Please leave wildflowers for other visitors to enjoy. Use of electronic devices for “treasure hunting” is prohibited. Motor Vehicles: Park roads are public roads. All vehicles are subject to license safety requirements and regulations of the Georgia Department of Public Safety. ATVs are not allowed in state parks. Noise Levels: Please be considerate of guests who are visiting state parks for a quiet, natural experience. Radios, televisions, musical instruments and all other noise-making devices are not to be used between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. and must be kept at low volumes during other times. Visitors: Visitors to cottages, campsites and lodge rooms are welcome; however, the number of visitors and registered guests must not exceed the stated capacity at any time. Visitors must leave prior to closing times. Group Activities: All group gatherings must conclude before 10 p.m.


Flood Warning

9:07 PM EDT on April 23, 2018
12:48 PM EDT on April 25, 2018
Chance of Rain
Tuesday 04/24/2018 30%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy skies early. A few showers developing later in the day. High 68F. Winds W at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 04/25/2018 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 69F. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday 04/26/2018 70%
Showers early, becoming a steady rain later in the day. Thunder possible. High around 65F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 70%.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 04/27/2018 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 72F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 04/28/2018 10%
Partly Cloudy
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High 71F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.

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Terrible experience.


October 1, 2008

The park grounds are very nice. Unfortunately the park management/law enforcement blatantly dislike tent campers. Our family reunion group of 20 was harrassed for 2 days and forced out of the park for an alleged violation of park rules. Too bad officers Powell and Hart did not follow any of the accepted procedures required of law enforcement before asking us to leave. Bring an attorney with you if you go here -- you'll likely need one. Powell and Hart have been officially reprimanded by the regional supervisor for their improper actions. Don't bother. There are many nicer parks to visit without all the hassles.

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