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Address: 1068 Howell School Road, Bear, DE 19701
Phone Number: 302-368-6989

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Great family fun

Beautiful park, well maintained. Great in the summer for kayaking or canoeing. They offer playground for the kids and BBQ areas for picnics. One of my favorite places in the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Bear, Delaware
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Newark, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I liked the staff and the course. I think the course should be longer. I hated the nets that I swung into and the bridges were hard. I loved the zip lining parts. Especially over the water. I loved that I did the course with my boyfriend Drew.

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Bear, Delaware
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Beautiful park, well maintained. Great in the summer for kayaking or canoeing. They offer playground for the kids and BBQ areas for picnics. One of my favorite places in the summer.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Lums Pond features 2 intertwining & rolling single and double-track trails - great for the beginner mountain biker. The campground is pretty nice and the day sights are as well. The problem is the pond's poor water quality from algae blooms. There are signs posted not to allow your dog to drink from the pond and to bathe them immediately... More 

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Bristol, Connecticut, United States
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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The campground we stayed at was a real gem. There are 6 electric sites down by the lake that give you a perfect sight to wake up to after a long day of driving.

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Delaware
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My husband and I like to ride in the park, they also have a zip line that's a ton of fun. A lot of areas for your pets and barbecue. We have events there sometimes. Horse riding is always fun there.

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Bear, Delaware
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

There is plenty of parking available, a boat ramp, picnic tables, grills and pavilions, a variety of trails that go around the pond. A great location for hiking, kayaking, and picnicking. As this is a state park, there is an entrance fee during certain times of the year.

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Bear, Delaware
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7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A very nice State Park with a lot of variety. Walking/hiking, activities for groups, outings, and a very nice large pond for water activities.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

I've been coming to Lums Pond since the 70's, so it's been a joy to see all the changes and the way things have evolved though the years. A park entrance fee is charged daily from March 1 to November 30. The cost is $3 a car for DE residents or $6 if your vehicle is out of state. The... More 

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Newark, DE
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Fun place to go walking, riding bikes, sitting by water, playing at beach, kayaing in lake, etc, etc.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed in one of two yurt's at the campground. Couple of things to note: when we booked the site, there was no obvious mention that this is a dry campground. We only found out in the fine print on the website (but not on the booking page). Not that it was a huge deal (we were staying there to... More 

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