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Address: 1068 Howell School Road, Bear, DE 19701
Phone Number: +1 302-368-6989
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Great for camping

We camped here for the first time and will be back. The sites are very big, and after this year they will all have electric and water. The lake is beautiful and the rates are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 2, 2015
cyw
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lancaster, pa

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New Castle, Delaware
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been going to this park since I was little and still love it today. Huge park with many attractions including zip lining which I have done approx. 10 times. Plenty of sites to see, paths to walk and activities.

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Thank Jennifer C
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to this place several times it's the perfect family reunion spot. I look forward to ziplining there this summer. ❤️

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Thank m l
Bear, Delaware
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77 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

I have been to Lums Pond several times. My son's Cub Scout Pack has camped there a few times and each time it was a good camping trip. They also have plenty of good hiking trails. My son's school has gone there for outdoor activity days.

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Thank Msbarnett72
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

You can do anything at Lums Pond State Park from camping and hiking, to kayaking and ziplining. There are fun activities and adventures for active people of any age. Lums Pond is a gorgeous setting with trails, playgrounds, and sports areas.

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lancaster, pa
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59 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

We camped here for the first time and will be back. The sites are very big, and after this year they will all have electric and water. The lake is beautiful and the rates are reasonable. We didn't go to the side that has boats and the fishing pier. We did find nice trails to walk. Next year we will... More 

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Thank cyw
Bear, Delaware
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Horseback riding at Lums Pond State Park We took an hour horseback ride through the trails of the park. It was a nice ride. Be careful to swat the horse flies off the horse's back.

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Thank Sydney095
Bear, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

One of the best parks in Delaware. You can go fishing, you can go biking, you can go have a picnic, anything.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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46 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I come here for the boathouse which is an affordable way to spend a weekend afternoon. The hourly rental prices are very reasonable and I have never had to wait even on busy days because they have a variety of available equipment. We have used their paddleboats and rowboats since we are several each time. They also have kayaks and... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Things I love about camping here: small, not much traffic spacious, level grassy sites no drinking policy (whiners, you were warned ahead of time) good bike trails Not so much: It's loud. Huge helicopters taking off/landing/circling nearby. For long periods of time. No idea what they're doing. Traffic noise from both 71 and 896. RC airfield nearby. Didn't hear it... More 

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Thank DEMom_2
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Very clean and beautiful! Nice spot to visit. Fun to watch the Go Ape zipliners fly over the pond. Bathrooms were clean. Plenty of shade!

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