Camp at Trap Pond State Park and explore the baldcpyress swamps

Camp within the enchanting forest of Trap Pond State Park and explore the northernmost natural grove of baldcypress trees on the east coast. Be sure to take out a kayak or canoe and paddle among the ancient baldcypress swamp to discover native birds, turtles, wildflowers, and other incredible species. 

The Trap Pond Campground contains 142 campsites on the pond's northern shore. Yurts, cabins, and electric hookups are also available. 

Sites are reservable online at

Pack List

  • Camping Gear
  • Bug Spray
  • Kayaks
  • Hiking shoes
  • Camera
  • Water bottles
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Activities Canoeing, Cycling, Chillin, Camping, Fishing, Photography, Kayaking, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Easy Parking
Family Friendly

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