Lums Pond State Park

Bear, Delaware

Open Daily 8 a.m. to Sunset


With the pond being the major focus of the park, water-borne recreation is important at Lums. Rowboats, canoes, kayaks and pedal boats are available for rent. Whether you rent a boat or bring your own, Lums offers some of the best freshwater fishing in the state.

From Memorial Day through Labor Day, boats can be rented from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. From May 1 until Memorial Day and from the day after Labor Day until Septemeber 30, boats may be rented on Saturday and Sunday only from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Each day, the latest that a boat can be rented is one hour before the boat rentals close.

Boat renters must be 18 or older.

Lums Pond Boat Rental Rates

1/2 Hour

Pedal Boat


1 Hour





Pedal Boat



Single $9, Tandem $11

Day Rental





Pedal Boat



Single $45, Tandem $55


Lums Pond State Park provides opportunites for larger vessels to access the Chesapeake and Delaware Bays from the Summit North Marina which offers 326 water facing boat slips, marine fuel sales, a restaurant, boat repairs and storage.