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Lums Pond State Park

1068 Howell School Road, Bear, DE 19701
302-368-6989
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Ranked #2 of 7 Attractions in Bear
Type: State Parks
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English first
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64 reviews 64 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

I love riding my bike at Lums Pond. Each of the 3-trails are marked well. On this day, after 5 miles on the Little Jersey Trail my back began to hurt (from a previous surgery). So, we moved over to the paved roads for a smooth return to our car. Each trail has it's own personality. Little Jersey is for... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

really enjoyed our visit! Walking trails a bit much for replaced and reconstructed knees, but there is a boardwalk available near the nature center.

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Bear, Delaware
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The perfect local place to get away for a day of kayaking or boating. The rental rates are great and there is no road traffic noise!

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Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Took a ride down from west chester, PA on a hot day in august just to look around. Couldn't believe the amount of trails and water access. What really blew me away though was the Zip line across the lake and the features that make even an old lady like me feel like a paratrooper or a monkey climbing through... More

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This was our first time staying in a yurt and it did not disappoint! Upon our arrival to the campground, we weren't quite sure what to do because the camp office/store was closed. We just proceeded to our campsite since there wasn't really any other choice, and we saw they had left the vehicle permit and campsite permit on the... More

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Galloway, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We visited to do Go Ape which is a zip line park up in the trees. It's a real blast for the whole family. We did the one in Williamsburg Va. last year and loved that too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The campsites here are very spacious. The bathrooms and showers were clean. We had a wonderful leisurely hike along the Swamp Forest trail, which is well maintained. I was a bit apprehensive of this place after reading some of the reviews on here before our trip- mainly the ones about being woken up by rangers with flashlights rummaging through belongings.... More

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Dover, Delaware
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I go to this park primarily for the convenient location, but also because the 7 1/2 mile hike around the pond is a perfect hike for me year-round. It is a natural trail, complete with uneven ground and tree roots, but pretty easy since it is flat. You can't really get lost. It takes about 2 1/2 hours or a... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We went zip lining in July 2014 at Lums Pond Park and this is what my grandson wrote: "My name is Fox and I am 12 years old. I went to go zip lining with my grandma at Lums Pond Park. The place was called 'Go Ape'. At first I was kind of nervous but once you are high on... More

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Bear, Delaware
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Great site ..ruined by park rangers circling the whole night and shining their spotlights in our tents..quiet time hours are enforced for everyone apparently..They let kids run buck wild scream and shout till past 1 am then they are busting everyone with alcohol so you hear them emptying out bottles and breaking glass.not to mention pissed off campers telling about... More

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