Lums Pond, Delaware’s largest pond, and the diverse habitats conserved beyond its shoreline create a setting for a variety of recreational activities. Don’t miss these essential experiences at Lums Pond State Park!
Hike the Swamp Forest Trail
Discover Delaware’s largest millpond! Witness spectacular views along this 6.4- mile trail that weaves through diverse habitats along the pond’s edge.
Bike the Trails
Lums Pond State Parks features bike trails for all skill levels. Experienced bikers can try the 6.4-mile Swamp Forest Trail, while the 8-mile long Little Jersey Trail is enjoyable for all skill levels.
Paddle the Pond
Kayak, canoe, or pedal boat around the pond and look for wildlife. Spot turtles basking on logs, Great Blue Herons standing along the shoreline, and osprey flying overhead. Find the best fishing spots and reel in a largemouth bass.
Try a New Adventure
Zip through the trees at Go Ape Treetop Adventure, go horseback riding at Sunset Stables, or dock your boat at North Sumit Marina to grab a bite to eat at Grain H2O. Endless adventures await!
Lums Pond State Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities. Plan a picnic, play a round of disc golf, bring your four-legged friends to the dog park, or go camping at the Lums Pond Campground!
Superintendent’s Pick: Visit the Nature Center
Stop by the nature center to learn about the park and its native wildlife. See live reptiles and freshwater fish tanks, then sign up for a program. We recommend the guided kayak tour!