Trails

Lums Pond State Park Trails

Little Jersey Trail

  • Mode: Hiking, Biking, and Equestrian
  • Distance: 8.1 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: No
  • Trailhead: Across from the Nature Center; Buck Jersey Road parking lot; Boat Launch parking lot off Red Lion Road

The Little Jersey Trail is an outer loop through the park on packed earth surface. Trail users will pass through hardwood forests and open areas. The trail links to the campground, Equestrian Center, and boat ramp and crosses the park entrance road. The trail is wide to accommodate shared use among hikers, bikers, and equestrians.

Please note: Hikers and bikers please yield to horses. For more information on trail etiquette, visit the Leave No Trace website.

Equestrian Note: Please refer to the Horseback Riding Guidelines.

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Swamp Forest Trail

  • Mode: Hiking and Biking
  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: No
  • Trailhead: Across from the Nature Center; Buck Jersey Road Parking Area; Campground; Boat Launch Parking Area off Red Lion Road
  • Trail Challenge: Yes
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The Swamp Forest Trail loops around Lums Pond through fresh water wetland forests of Black Cherry, Sweet Gum, and maple. The trail links to the campground, boat launch, disc golf course, dog training area, nature center and picnic areas. Hikers will follow gentle terrain over a packed earth or crushed stone surface and cross over many elevated boardwalks and bridges.

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Sensory Loop Trail

  • Mode: Hiking
  • Distance: 0.1 miles
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Accessible: Yes
  • Trailhead: Nature Center
  • Trail Challenge: Yes

This 0.1-mile boardwalk trail is accessible from behind the Nature Center. The trail provides a sensory experience of the natural world.

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