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Trap Pond State Park

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State Park

Just an hour’s drive south of Dover, Trap Pond State Park is a 3600-acre recreation area that features a freshwater wetland that supports one of the last natural stands of baldcypress trees. The pond was created in the 1700s when it was dammed to provide power for the local sawmills that were…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups


34 Reviews of Trap Pond State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 1
  • 6
  • 27
Marie L.
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2022

Excellent Time

Stayed in Yurt 1 waterfront. It may be the most beautiful campsite I’ve had the pleasure of staying at. Stayed in early June. There was plenty of tree cover, and the breeze coming off the pond was wonderful. It was such a lovely surprise. The Yurt had electric and AC! Big cozy inside with a small…

  • cypress trail
  • Y1 site
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Month of VisitJuly
Jeff H.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 1, 2022

We’ll rounded place to camp

Trap Pond is well rounded. Has distinct areas for tents, car camping and trailers, as well as RVs. Signs are clear and easy to find your way around. The picnic tables at each site are brand new. Also, obvious signs of land management and planting of new, diverse trees.

Month of VisitApril
Laure D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2021

Favorite DE campground

Last family trip of the year and it didn’t disappoint. We stayed in site D25 again just as we did 2 yrs ago. It’s a pull through site as are all sites in loop D. This is pet friendly and has electric and water. Dump station is across from loop D. There are 5 loops with Loop E being tent and…

  • D25
  • entrance to island campsites
  • Individual bathrooms
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Month of VisitDecember


Trap Pond State Park is located in Delaware


33587 Baldcypress Lane
Laurel, DE 19956


38.48030921352807 N
75.4848936969172 W

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