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Bellevue Stroll
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Nice local trail.
My comments are that unless you are a resident of DE and have a permit, there is a parking fee of $8.00 for out of state residents.
My other comment is that the main loop is crushed stone while the outboard loops are paved. Would be nicer if the trails were all the same surface.
Despite the above, the trails have pleasant scenery, nice open spaces and outdoor facilities such as picnic tables, playground, lake and exercise stations scattered around the main loop.

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Delaware Arc Monument
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

Definitely a fun trail to hike. I didn't see anyone else on the trail all day and this was a weekend morning. Has more elevation than I expected for for the area and provides some nice views off the park. There are a few detours you can take to extend the hike and see the white clay creek. The monument itself is fun to check out and the trail was maintained pretty well! Overall the trail provided for a good day out.

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Blackbird State Forest Loop, Tybout Tract
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4 Completed 4 Reviews

Visited this trail beginning of April. Very short and flat trail...probably good for running. I did a bike ride through the trail and got lost for a while. I had to use the GPS off my phone to find the main road and there was barely any reception. Make sure you bug spray, there are many ticks there.

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Delaware Arc Monument
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1 Completed 1 Reviews

A pretty neat trail! Markers are a bit off but it's not hard to make sense of. Not as well kept as it could be...but then again I went on the 3rd day of Spring this year.

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Trap Pond State Park Loop
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5 Completed 4 Reviews

The loop is a great bike ride for families - my eight year old was able to complete it without a problem, and the scenery was beautiful and peaceful. And then you can get ice cream at the little camp store nearby. A lovely day trip.

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Swamp Forest Trail, Lums Pond State Park
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26 Completed 20 Reviews

Nice easy hike. Trail was well maintained. Took about 2 hours at medium pace.

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Swamp Forest Trail, Lums Pond State Park
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4 Completed 3 Reviews

I live close by and bike this trail and the Jersey Loop which has some horse dung most Sunday mornings. It is nice and flat with a few short inclines, The trail can be tight in spots so watch for others. All those that I have encountered have been respectful. Park staff is friendly and helpful. The Go Ape Zip Lines and boating are other family fun options.

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Indian Springs Trail
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26 Completed 20 Reviews

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Swamp Forest Trail, Lums Pond State Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Easy trail but a nice combination of woods, fields and camping sites. Some areas are grass which I would like to see them actually make a trail but otherwise its simple and nice for beginners or for those who just want an easy ride for the day. The trail is narrow and only suited for one biker at a time in some spots. You will run into hikers and horses on occasion but I've never had a problem with people yielding to me or vice versa.

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Iron Hill Park
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2 Completed 2 Reviews

Are you kidding me?? Tried biking this trail and gave up about 2 miles into it. The trail is not for biking. My bike doesn't have turbo boost to propel me over logs and 4 foot wide creeks. I had to get off my bike several times to walk over these large logs, roots that were several inches high, and basically mush that my bike sank into. I could see how this would an adventurous hike on foot but not for bikers. I'm a fairly seasoned biker and have done moderate-aggressive trails so it's not me. Plus it's not marked, no map out front or a take-with-you map to even have any idea where you are. Like others have said it branches off several times so you have no idea if you are on the loop or not. Walk the trail first and then see for yourself if it's worth biking.

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