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  • 33587 Baldcypress Lane
  • Laurel, DE 19956
  • Phone: 302-875-5153
  • Tollfree 877-987-2757
  • Fax: (302) 875-4216
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In addition to the natural attractions, the park offers a variety of recreational activities. Experience the wonders of southern woodlands along the 4.9-mile Boundary Trail that skirts the park's 90-acre pond. The Baldcypress Nature Center features a variety of displays and programs that will enhance any visit to the park. Picnic areas overlook the pond and three pavilions may be reserved for group events. Volleyball courts and horseshoe pits encourage active competition among friends, and children will enjoy the playground complex.Seasonal camping, Tent & RV

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  • Hours: Park - 8:00am-sunset Nature Center - seasonal
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Boating Through History at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
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What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals eating and drinking,… View Details

Campground Campfire at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
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Join park staff for a great kickoff to the weekend. Learn what the park has to offer while enjoying a cozy campfire. View Details

Evening Pontoon Boat Tours at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday
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Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on your leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our most famous residents, the baldcypress tree. View Details

Friday Night Campfires at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
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Bring the family to our weekly campfire. Enjoy light snacks and learn about the history, nature and activities at Trap Pond. Meet at the campground… View Details

Night Sounds Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
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Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spooky… View Details

Night Sounds Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Thursday
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Listen for the strange sounds of our mysterious backwaters at night aboard the park's pontoon boat. Listen to eerie sounds and learn about the spooky… View Details

Pontoon Boat Tour: Wildlife from the Water at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
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What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat? We will explore the pond in search of animals eating and drinking,… View Details

Pontoon Boat Tours: Aquatic Mammals at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday
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Enjoy a one-hour boat tour of Trap Pond to see its natural beauty and learn about its inhabitants. Try to spot some of our furry pond residents on our… View Details

Saturday Morning Bird Walk at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
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Calling all birders! Meet us at the nature center for a leisurely walk around the picnic area and spillway to learn some basics of bird watching.… View Details

Summer Concert Series at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday
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Bring the family and friends out to the park for an evening of music at the new Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the… View Details

Summer Wagon Rides at Trap Pond State Park

  • Location: Trap Pond State Park
  • Address: 33587 Baldcypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
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Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Enjoy the woods and waters of Trap Pond in true farmer fashion (straw hats and coveralls are… View Details

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