DESCRIPTION: (Wear appropriate clothing & bring water! Below are some special instructions: what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions.)
We will hike the Swamp Forest Trail around the pond, 6.4 miles of gentle terrain with some elevated boardwalks and bridges. There will be muddy spots if there has been recent rain. Meet and be ready to hike at 10:00 am at Pavilion 1, the one farthest from the main entrance (the area where we have the annual picnic and the parking lot for “Go Ape”). Delaware state park fee is in effect.
WHERE: Lums Pond State Park – A1 (Sandy Beach)
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.