January 18, 2019
By: Abby Shepard, Marketing Director at Delaware State Parks
When you camp at a Delaware State Park, you find yourself in the middle of your adventure. Our campgrounds offer diverse and unique experiences amongst bountiful forests or steps away from the beach fit for your whole family.
Endless adventures await at Lums Pond State Park: Delaware’s largest freshwater millpond located in Bear, Delaware. Kayak through the pond’s sparkling waters, hike through more than 12 miles of trails, fish from the water’s edge, or take your dog to enjoy the off-leash dog park. Visit the nature center to meet some local animals and sign up for one of the year-round interpretive programs. The renovated Lums Pond campground is open year-round, and now features electric, water and sewer hook-ups. Lums Pond offers a new adventure for everyone; book your stay today!
Camp beneath a forest of hardwoods and pines at Killens Pond State Park, a beautiful 66-acre millpond located in the heart of central Delaware. The pond dates back to the 1700s, and is home to largemouth bass, catfish, bluegills, turtles, and more. Explore the woodland trails, grassy fields, disc golf course, game courts, ball fields, picnic areas, and the nature center with year-round programming. The Killens Pond Campground is open year-round, and boasts 59 sites which feature electric and water hookups year round for recreational vehicles. This peaceful oasis in the heart of Kent County is the perfect place for a natural getaway.
Enjoy the scenic ocean waves, bike through the sand dunes, fish from the Bayside fishing pier, camp beside historical WWII towers, and explore all 7,000 acres of Cape Henlopen State Park! Located at the point where the Delaware Bay meets the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Henlopen offers a unique combination of natural wonders and cultural history. The newly renovated campground offers water, 50 amp electric hook-ups, new fire rings and picnic tables, a new and improved vehicle circulation pattern, camp store, laundry facility, pull through sites, play area, additional dump stations, and more! Take advantage of the off-season at one of the state’s most popular camping destinations.
Delaware Seashore State Park offers stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and Rehoboth and Indian River Bays to the west. Set up camp beside the iconic Indian River Inlet Bridge, only a short walk from the beach, and minutes away from the Indian River Marina or the historic Indian River Life-saving Station. Delaware Seashore State Park campground boasts 151 RV sites, most with 30- and 50-amp electric, and water and sewer hook-ups. Bathhouses and laundry facilities are located in both campgrounds, and a camp store on the south side carries convenience items and souvenirs.
With excellent fishing spots, pristine beaches, and more, Delaware Seashore is a perfect destination for a seaside getaway.
Campbeside the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees on the east coast at Trap Pond State Park! Spend the day hiking, biking, or fishing throughout the peaceful, scenic park in Laurel, Delaware to discover the native birds, turtles, wildflowers, and other incredible species that call the cypress trees home. The Trap Pond Campground contains 142 campsites on the pond’s northern shore. 130 of the sites are equipped with water and electric hookups. Trap Pond’s serene waters will leave you feeling refreshed and ready to plan your next visit.