DESCRIPTION: (includes instructions, what to bring, relative difficulties, interesting features, & carpooling directions)
Pavilion farthest from park entrance
9:30 am Cyclists meet for a 30-mile ride (see cycling calendar for more details)
9:30 am Hike around the pond (see hiking calendar for further details).
10:00 am Kayakers meet and launch (see paddling calendar for further details).
10:30 am Short hike (see hiking calendar for further details).
12:30 pm Time to eat!!!
Club will supply hamburgers, hot dogs, fixins, soda/water. Please bring dish to share (salads, snacks, main dishes, desserts).
REGISTER online, or RSVP to Joan March to register for the picnic so that we’ll know how many burgers etc to buy.
Lums Pond charges a $4 in-state, and $8 out-of-state daily admission fee without a DE State Park Pass.
We would like to have a raffle again and we need to get some fun donations from local businesses. If you frequent a sporting goods store, bike shop, nursery, restaurant or other service provider please ask them if they will donate gear or a service for our raffle. Additionally, we can add any items members may no longer have need of that are in good condition. We are looking for some good fun prizes!!! If you have something for the raffle please e-mail Aram Terzian at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please plan to attend!!!!
Sustainability Initiative: We will have a special raffle prize for those who choose to bring their own washable plate and eating utensils. You will get a special raffle ticket if you remember. There will be plastic and paper picnic supplies in case you forget.
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.