Plantation Trace / Bainbridge

Earle May Boat Basin Recreation Area

100 Boat Basin Circle
Bainbridge, GA 39817

229-248-2000 | 229-243-8555
  • Mega Boat Ramps

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  • Fishing

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  • Ringo and Friends at the Animal Park

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  • Nature Trail Entrance

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  • River Trail

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  • Boat Basin

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  • Playground and Picnic Pavillion

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Launch into the Flint River from Earle May Boat Basin Park! With exceptional Mega Ramps, a walking trail, petting zoo, picnic pavilions, beach with swimming area, campground, and playground, there's something for everyone. The City's Amphitheater is also located at the Park. Here, many community events happen throughout the year, including River Town Days, July 4, and numerous bass fishing tournaments.


  • Playground
  • Boat Ramps
  • Campground
  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Areas
  • Fishing Docks
  • Picnic Tables and Pavillions
  • Animal Park
  • Public Restrooms
  • Performing Arts Building

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: All Day
    Monday: All Day
    Tuesday: All Day
    Wednesday: All Day
    Thursday: All Day
    Friday: All Day
    Saturday: All Day

    Admission & Fees

    Park Admission Free


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site

    Free Parking

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Picnic Area

    Picnic Shelter

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities



    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Annual July 4th Celebration

    Annual July 4th Celebration

    07/04/2018 - 07/04/2018

    Bring your family and friends to the Earle May Boat Basin on Wednesday, July 4th for the Annual City of Bainbridge July 4th Celebration. The day will be filled with free activities. Food vendors will also be on hand. A concert will begin at 8 p.m., followed by Southwest Georgia's largest fireworks display at 9 p.m. The event is free to the public. Call 229-248-2000 or visit for more information.

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  • Lights Along the River Christmas Drive-Thru

    Lights Along the River Christmas Drive-Thru

    12/01/2018 - 12/31/2018

    Earle May Boat Basin will be aglow this Christmas with over 50 lighted Christmas displays set along the banks of the Flint River. Families from all over Southwest Georgia, North Florida, and Southeast Alabama will enjoy driving through our beautiful Christmas lights. This is a free event. For more information, call Julie at 229-243-8555.

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