Pocomoke River State Park

Pocomoke River State Park


Location:Along the banks of the Pocomoke River, in two separate sections: Shad Landing (544 acres), 3.5 miles south of Snow Hill near Rt 113; and Milburn Landing (370 acres), 7 miles northeast of Pocomoke City via Rt 364 or 12, within Pocomoke State Forest.
Facilities:223 improved campsites (some with electric hookups), hot showers, flush toilets, 12 mini-cabins, youth group camping sites, camp store, picnic areas and shelters, playgrounds, comfort stations, multi-use trails, swimming pool, fishing piers, marina, boat launch, boat rental (rowboats and canoes), food concession, visitor center (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, flatwater canoeing, freshwater fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The park's combination of swamp and upland offers a great variety of plant and animal life, including white dogwood and pink laurel in the spring, river otters and bald eagles, and more than 50 species of fish. The Shad Landing area was a historically important link in a chain of refuges for runaway slaves seeking freedom in the north.
Address:3461 Worcester Hwy
Snow Hill, MD 21863

Phone:410-632-2566
Web: www.dnr.state.md.us/publiclands/eastern/pocomokeriver.html
Size: 914 acres.

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IT - Invitation to Bid (ITB):Renovate Two Campground Shower Buildings at Pocomoke River State Park (P-018-170-010)
Pre Bid Conference: Pre-bid meeting is scheduled for September 8, 2016 @ 11:00 AM at Pocomoke River State Park, Shad Landing Area, 3461 Worcester Highway, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863.
Some alternative camping options include Pocomoke River State Park near Snow Hill, Maryland (410) 632-2566 or Trap Pond State Park near Laurel, Delaware (302) 875-2392.
IT - Invitation to Bid (ITB):Bathroom Renovations at Pocomoke River State Park (P-000-153-910)