Pocomoke River State Park, Snow Hill

#31 of 43 in Nature in Maryland
Pocomoke River State Park is a Maryland state park that lies within Pocomoke State Forest on both banks of the Pocomoke River between Snow Hill and Pocomoke City in Worcester County. The park is divided into two areas, Shad Landing on the south bank of the river, and Milburn Landing on the north bank.EcologyThe park's combination of freshwater swamp and upland, as well as its location between northern and southern physiographic regions, allows for a great diversity of plant and animal life. Notable plant species include flowering dogwood and mountain laurel in the spring, bald cypress, tupelo, yellow pond lily, and loblolly pine. Animals observed include northern river otters, muskrat, prothonotary warblers, pileated woodpeckers, bald eagles, northern water snakes, and broad-headed skinks as well as over 50 species of fish, including largemouth bass and chain pickerel.
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  • We did the “Changing forest” trail.It’s easy,but really nice. The swamp part is very interesting. Seeing drinking hunters close by was disconcerting,to say the least.But that is unfortunately somethin...  more »
  • Our three little ones (5,5,7) LOVED our camping trip. We staying in Deer Run. Kids could bike around the loop and made lots of new friends. Bathhouse is brand new and convenient. Very clean park with ...  more »
  • Great campsite. Peaceful and very mature trees for shade. Teenagers loved camp site and walking around the camp ground. The view at the docks was beautiful. Friendly and helpful staff at the campgroun...  more »

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