Directions for Trap Pond State Park
From US 13 & Route 24 just east of Laurel, go east on 24 for 4.6 miles, then turn right (S) on Road 449 (Trap Pond Road). For the Cypress Point Trail and nearby Hike & Bike Trail, watch on the left (E) for the turnoff to the campground (Goose Nest Road), 0.9 mile from Route 24, just before crossing Trap Pond. Turn left onto Goose Nest Road, then right (SE) after 0.2 mile into the campground entrance. Continue 0.7 mile to the Cypress Point parking area (38°31'30.39"N 75°28'15.81"W).
For the Island Trail and the south shore section of the Boundary Trail, go in the main park entrance (38°31'38.01"N 75°29'2.15"W), just across the pond from the campground turnoff, 1.2 total miles south on Trap Pond Road from Route 24. Turn right (E) into the park, and go 0.3 mile down the park road to the Baldcypress Nature Center; 0.1 mile past that, park by the ball fields, where trails can be accessed from the northeast corner of the parking area.
Other Birding Sites in the Cypress & Pine Region:
- Great Cypress Swamp
- Trap Pond State Park
- Redden State Forest
- Nanticoke Wildlife Area & Chapel Branch