Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond State Park is located at 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956. Phone: (302) 875-5153. Open daily from 8 a.m. until sunset.

Trap Pond State Park is a beautiful state park located at 33587 Baldcypress Lane in Laurel, Delaware. The park spans over 3,653 acres and is known for its freshwater wetlands and the northernmost natural stand of bald cypress trees in the United States.

The park offers a variety of recreational activities. Visitors can enjoy boating, fishing, and hiking. The park’s Pondside Nature Trail is particularly popular among visitors. The park also offers campgrounds, picnic areas, a nature center, and a playground.

One of the unique features of Trap Pond State Park is its waterways. Visitors can rent canoes, kayaks, or pedal boats to explore the pond and the bald cypress swamp. The park also offers guided pontoon boat tours that provide a closer look at the park’s diverse ecosystems.

In addition to its natural attractions, the park also hosts a variety of programs and events throughout the year, including nature and history programs, concerts, and campfire programs.

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  • Biking
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Cultural/Recreation/Nature Programs
  • Day Camps
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Picnicking
  • Pontoon Boat Tours
  • Team Sports Summer
  • Concerts
  • Volleyball