Trap Pond State Park, DE

Trap Pond's campgrounds are nestled beneath towering loblolly pines, and its Cypress Swamp boasts a breathtaking stand of baldcypress trees. Rent a boat and explore Trap Pond and the James Branch Canoe Trail, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.
Status: Open through Sun Nov 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Thu May 21 2015   Later Dates

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NORFOLK, VIRGINA 145 MILES; SALISBURY, MARYLAND 15 MILES; REHOBOTH BEACH, DELAWARE 35 MILES; DOVER, DELAWARE50 MILES,; PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA 125 MILES, ; BALTIMORE, MARYLAND/WASHINGTON,DC 100 MILES

Rates: Please be advised, rates may vary for DE Residents vs. Non-Residents.

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E WALK IN TENT SITES Tent Only 8
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water - no
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Trap Pond State Park Pavilion 175
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Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Trap Pond State Park Pavilion 75
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Trap Pond State Park Pavilion 150 Accessible
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WATER & ELECTRIC Standard 8
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Footnotes: (applicable only where specifically marked above)
** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Bald Cypress Trees Scenic Trails Playground
Overview

Description

Trap Pond's campgrounds are nestled beneath towering loblolly pines, and its Cypress Swamp boasts a breathtaking stand of baldcypress trees. Rent a boat and explore Trap Pond and the James Branch Canoe Trail, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay.

Booking Window

Cabin

Wed Oct 22 2014 - Thu May 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

Pavilion

Wed Oct 22 2014 - Wed Oct 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Standard

Wed Oct 22 2014 - Thu May 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

Tent Only

Wed Oct 22 2014 - Thu May 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

Yurt

Wed Oct 22 2014 - Thu May 21 2015

Reservations must be made 1 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 7 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat Mar 01 2014 Sun Nov 30 2014
Off Peak Sun Mar 01 2015 Tue Mar 31 2015
Non Peak Wed Apr 01 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Thu Jun 11 2015
Core Fri Jun 12 2015 Thu Aug 13 2015
Peak Fri Aug 14 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Non Peak Tue Sep 08 2015 Sat Oct 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Bath House
  • Boat Launch
  • Boat Rental
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Coin Laundry
  • Comfort Station
  • Convenience Store
  • Dock, Boat
  • Dump Station
  • Fire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayak Rentals
  • Nature Program
  • Nature Trails
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Pond Fishing
  • Ranger Station
  • Recycle Center
  • Sail Boating
  • Showers
  • Telephone
  • Toilet, Flush
  • Trails, Bicycle
  • Wood And Ice Sales
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Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Cancellation Policy
  • A cancellation fee of $10 applies if cancellation occurs prior to 31 days before arrival date. Balance of payments will be refunded.
  • A cancellation fee of a one-day camping fee is charged if cancellation is within 30 days of arrival date; the balance of payment received will be refunded.
  • A cabin reservation carries a $35 cancellation fee; the balance of payment received will be refunded.
  • A reservation at the Cottages at Indian River Marina carries a cancellation fee of one-half of the total rental fee.
  • Early departures forfeit all balances.
  • No refunds will be given unless Delaware State Parks or the reservation call center is notified of the cancellation.
  • The park reserves the right to hold a campsite, cabin or yurt for no more than 24 hours after a customer's expected arrival date; after that time, the reservation will be cancelled. The park must receive notice of the late arrival to hold the reservation after the designated arrival time.

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Mar 01 2014 -
Nov 30 2014
Yurt $20.00-$61.00
($252.00-$366.00 Weekly**)
Tent Only $20.00-$61.00
($252.00-$366.00 Weekly**)
Standard $20.00-$61.00
($252.00-$366.00 Weekly**)
Pavilion $20.00-$140.00
($252.00-$366.00 Weekly**)
Cabin $20.00-$61.00
($252.00-$366.00 Weekly**)
Off Peak Season
Mar 01 2015 -
Mar 31 2015
Yurt $40.00-$45.00
Tent Only $15.00-$20.00
Standard $20.00-$25.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $50.00-$55.00
Non Peak Season
Apr 01 2015 -
May 21 2015
Yurt $40.00-$55.00
Tent Only $20.00-$40.00
Standard $20.00-$30.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $50.00-$60.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Jun 11 2015
Yurt $45.00-$55.00
Tent Only $20.00-$30.00
Standard $25.00-$35.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $50.00-$65.00
Core Season
Jun 12 2015 -
Aug 13 2015
Yurt $50.00-$60.00
Tent Only $20.00-$43.00
Standard $25.00-$37.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $55.00-$65.00
Peak Season
Aug 14 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
Yurt $45.00-$55.00
Tent Only $20.00-$30.00
Standard $25.00-$35.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $50.00-$65.00
Non Peak Season
Sep 08 2015 -
Oct 31 2015
Yurt $40.00-$55.00
Tent Only $20.00-$40.00
Standard $20.00-$30.00
Pavilion $120.00-$140.00
Cabin $50.00-$60.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
38.525, -75.46611
38°31'30"N, 75°27'58"W

ROUTE 13, LAUREL, DELAWARE TAKE 24 EAST FIVE MILES. TURN RIGHT ONTO TRAP POND ROAD. ONE MILE TO GOOSENEST ROAD, TURN LEFT. THE CAMPGROUND ENTRANCE IS ON THE RIGHT.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Trap Pond State Park
33587 BALDCYPRESS LANE
LAUREL  DE  19956

Phone Number:

Project Office: (302)875-5153
Additional Information