Can you swim in Trap Pond?

Can you swim in Trap Pond?

Trap Pond is part of Trap Pond State Park in Laurel, Delaware. Visitors to the park can enjoy boating, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and many other activities. There are no lifeguards on duty and swimming is not recommended – for this reason, the beach is marked as “special status”.

Does Lums Pond have a pool?

Lums Pond Beach is located in Lums Pond State Park on the largest freshwater pond in Delaware. Swimming is not permitted and there are no lifeguards on duty. In Delaware, recreational water is monitored by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

Are dogs allowed at Lums Pond?

Dogs are allowed at Lums Pond State Park, but they must be kept on a leash (not to exceed 6 ft) when outside your vehicle, except while in designated off-leash areas. Off-leash areas are available in Lums Pond State Park, and Rockford and Brandywine Parks only.

Can you kayak at Lums Pond?

Lums Pond has everything you need to enjoy a relaxing day on the pond. The park rents pedal boats, rowboats, canoes, and kayaks. Visitors can rent the boats by the day or by the hour.

What to do at Trap Pond State Park?

Trap Pond State Park is different every season! Witness the beauty of the pond year-round as you enjoy fall foliage, fresh winter snowfall, spring frog calls or summer nesting songbirds. Plan a getaway to Trap Pond State Park! The park’s peaceful campground has tent sites, RV sites, cabins, and yurts.

Is targettrap pond state park open?

Trap Pond State Park Status: Open year round. In case of a late arrival 24 hours or more please notify the park at 302-875-5153 or your reservation may be cancelled. Be respectful of those campers already set up.

What kind of boats can you rent at Trap Pond?

Rowboats, pedal boats, canoes and kayaks can be rented for use within the park during the summer season, and park interpreters host narrated pontoon boat tours on summer weekends and holidays. One of the streams that flows into Trap Pond has been marked as a wilderness canoe trail.

What is the history of Trap Pond?

About the Park Trap Pond was once the site of a large freshwater wetland and still hosts the country’s northernmost natural stand of baldcypress trees. The pond was created in the late 1700s to power a sawmill used in harvesting the baldcypress.