Newark Neighborhood Park is located in the community of Newark, located midway between the towns of Snow Hill and Berlin.  This quaint park was developed as a rural neighborhood park for the citizens of the area to enjoy.  The park offers a pavilion equipped with picnic table and two barbecue grills.

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Bishopville Park is a satellite park serving the citizens and visitors of Worcester County.  This eye-catching park is situated just outside of the community of Bishopville, and features a grassy open area that can be used for both informal activities and organized recreation functions. This park is home to a beautiful new playground and has free WiFi.

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Showell Park is one of Worcester County's many athletic parks, located on Racetrack Road, in Showell, Maryland.  This park is used for county's softball leagues and as an overflow facility during large softball tournaments.  Showell Park offers two playgrounds, one for 2-5 year olds and one for 5-12 year olds.

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The village of Stockton is home to Stockton Neighborhood Park.  This attractive park is located on Stockton Road, Rt. 366, approximately nine miles east of Route 113.  Stockton Neighborhood Park offers a pavilion equipped with picnic tables and a barbeque grill.  The charming park also has a playground unit, benches and a baseball/softball backstop for the community to use.

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The Northern Worcester Athletic Complex is located in Berlin, serving the citizens in the northern end of the County.  

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Newtown Park is located at the intersection of Stockton and Groton Roads in Pocomoke, serving as an athletic complex to citizens in the southern end of the County.

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Mountain Bike Trail 

Newtown Park's single track mountain bike trail measures six tenths of a mile in length and is geared towards beginning riders.  The trail, which is located off the Newtown Park Road access before the pond, includes safety and educational signs.  

This project is the result of a partnership between WCRP and both the Worcester County and the Eastern Shore chapter of the International Mountain Bike Association (ESIMBA).  The trail build was organized by Tres Denk, President of the ESIMBA, and Maryland Conservation Crew of Assateague and Maryland Coastal Kids program volunteers helped build the trail.  The Mountain Bike Trail is open to public.

John Walter Smith Park, located on Public Landing Road in Snow Hill, serves as the athletic complex to citizens in the central section of the County.  This location is where Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks programming and maintenance operations are administered.

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Frisbee Golf Course

John Walter Smith Park features a 18-hole Frisbee Golf Course, located behind the main parking area just behind the basketball courts.   Total par for the course is 66, which includes a variation of holes with a mixture of par 3, 4, and 5's.  The course also features two sets of tees to accommodate a variety of skills.  The total distance of the course is 2778' from the forward tees and 3285' from the back tees. The back nine measures 3023' for a total max. distance of 6308'. The course is open to the public and it's free to play.  Stop in the Recreation Center to borrow a frisbee and get your score cards.


Nature Trail

The John Walter Smith Park Nature Trail is nestled into the existing naturalized area of the park. The trail is 1.2 miles long.  As you begin your walk near the tennis courts, the winding trail takes you along the perimeter of the park.  You'll cross over an access bridge which allows you to continue walking, looping around by the back end of the Frisbee Golf Course, then back over the bridge to the start of the trail.  Please come out, take a walk, and let us know what you think.  Just look for the directional signs.

Girdletree Park is located on Box Iron Road, in the Village of Girdletree, a quaint rural village located approximately 30 miles southwest of Ocean City.  This 3-acre site includes a playground with two adjoining sections, one for ages 2-5 and another for ages 6-12, a pavilion with grills and picnic tables.

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Herring Creek Nature Park is located in West Ocean City, providing a scenic location for area residents to enjoy a piece of nature relatively close to developed areas.  The park features a pavilion that is available for picnics and gatherings, as well as walking/jogging paths and bird watching stations.

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Public Landing is located at the end of Public Landing Wharf Road. The park offers a beach area and pier to go crabbing, fishing or even swimming. 

  • Beach area with adjacent parking
  • 30 Boat slips with electric and water access. Slips are leased yearly, please contact the Worcester County Recreation and Parks Department with any questions.
  • Marine pump out station