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30 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, July 28 - Aug. 3, 2000 Trap Pond State Park's new cabins add a new dimension to camping out By Jim Cresson Trap Pond State Park, the second oldest and sec- ond largest state park in Delaware, is reinforcing its vast natural area campgrounds with the addition of cabins and yurts as part of its overall camping attrac- tions. Located on Route 24 west of Millsboro, the 2,109- acre Trap Pond State Park was first developed in the 1930s by the federal government's Civilian Conser- vation Corps and became a state park in 1951. Set amid one of the last remaining stands of bald cypress, Trap Pond is host to many animal species and flowering plants. Fishing in the pond is excel- Continued on page 31 One of the new yurts with a deck offers a modern version of an age-old style at Trap Pond State Park. Families enjoy the airy tent ambiance of yurt camping, while still having indoor amenities such as an overhead fan, meshed windows and a screen door. Shown enjoying their camping experience (l-r) are: Caleb and Tacy Cresson and Brianna King. Jim Cresson photos Sturdy, spacious and well made, the new cabins on the northern shore of Trap Pond State Park offer campers the very best in a daily or weekly camping experience. NEW KITCHE Quality Design & Installation For Kitchens & Baths 25 Y.RS 644-9006 EXPERIENCE RT 24 JUST OFF liT 1 AT FAMILY DOLLAR MAU. www.rehobothtoday.com/newkitchens/ State park employee Roy Street applies the finishing touch- es of stain to the first of three new cabins built by park per- sonnel at Trap Pond. The cabins can accommodate a large family, and should weather well over the decades ahead. Since 1924... Storewide Summer Save 25%- 50% During our Semi-Annual Storewide Sales Event Savings on Exciting Collections from Baker Hickory Chair Henkel Harris Henredon Stickley E.J. Victor" Lexington Milling Road Century John Widdicomb Hancock & Moore Leathercraft Lee Vanguard- Barcalounger Brown Jordan Lloyd Flanders Wright Table Co. & Selected Antiques... Now through Labor Day Custom Orders Included Design Services Available Summer Cleara00tce 30-60'00 OFF W )men s Wear 856-6638 Hours 10-5 Mon. - Sat. h128 E. Market St. Georgetown DE d