DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
Plan on coming to the Wilmington Trail Club annual fall potluck picnic at Lums Pond State Park. See Picnic announcement for details. Join us for a hike around the pond (approx. 7 miles) at 9:30 a.m. These are well traveled trails with rocks and roots. There may be an occasional minor stream crossing.
WHERE: Lums Pond State Park – A1 (Sandy Beach)
EXACT COORDINATES: 39.558573, -75.715276
NEAREST ADDRESS: 549 Buck Jersey Rd Bear, DE
Lums Pond State Park – A1 (Sandy Beach) 549 Buck Jersey Rd Bear, DE
From the intersection of DE-896 and US-40. Proceed south on DE-896 for 2.6 mi. Turn left onto Howell School Rd and travel 0.4 mi. Turn right into the park. ]The lot areas are numbered in reverse, because the entrance was moved from one end to the other. Follow the winding park road, all of the way until there is no more pavement near the old bathing beach.