Enjoy the Outdoors

  • Canoe or kayak the Pocomoke
  • Fish the Pocomoke for wide mouth bass
  • Bird watch along the Atlantic flyway
  • Walk the trails at Furnace Town, E.A. Vaughn Wildlife Management Area Pocomoke River State Park
  • Beach comb on Assateague Island
  • Crab and clam at Public Landing
  • Bicycle back roads

Things to Do

Residents and visitors will find Snow Hill offers many recreational opportunities as well as sights to explore. The Pocomoke River provides great fishing, paddling, or pleasure boating. The three municipal parks along the river offer boat landings, boat dockage and public facilities. Byrd Park also has basketball courts and a playground. The Pocomoke River State Park also offers recreational opportunities as well as camping. For those interested in learning more about the history of Snow Hill and Worcester County, Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum off Rt. 12 and the Julia A. Purnell Museum on Market Street offer a look back in time. The Historic District Walking Tour provides a self-guided walk to see the town's architectural history.

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Canoeing / Kayaking - Equipment and Rentals

expand Pocomoke River Canoe Company

2 River Street
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863

Canoeing / Kayaking - Canoe and Kayak Trails

expand Porter's Crossing to Snow Hill Canoe Trail

Porter's Crossing Road

expand Corker's Creek Black Water Canoe Trail

Pocomoke River State Park - Shad landing

expand Nassawango Creek Canoe Trail

Red House Road

Fishing - Equipment and Licenses

expand Pocomoke River Canoe Company

Pocomoke River State Park

Fishing, Charters, & Tours

expand Captain Bruce Wootten

Eastern Shore Bass Fishing

expand Pocomoke River Cruises

112 Green Street


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expand Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum


expand Julia A Purnell Museum


expand Mt Zion One Room School House


expand Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture

1101 Camden Avenue
Salisbury, MD 21801-6861
E-mail: rcdhac@salisbury.edu

expand The Pitts Collection

Genealogical resource
Snow Hill Branch of the Worcester County Library
307 North Washington St.
Snow Hill, Maryland 21863
Phone: 410-632-3495

Public Boat Ramp and Dockage

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Situated on the banks of the Pocomoke River and located just off West Market Street, Byrd Park is the largest of the three town parks in Snow Hill. Its new concession stand and wide expanses of green grass make it ideal for festivals and specials events. The large pavilions provide shade from the hot sun and shelter from inclement weather. Children will find hours of fun on the eco-friendly playground next to the pavilions.

Boaters will find ramps for canoes, kayaks, and motor boats. There is dockage available along with water, electricity, comfort stations, lighted parking lots, and spacious picnic areas. Fishing is permitted on the docks in the park without a fishing license.

Call Town Hall for reservations of the facilities at 410-632-2080.

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Milburn Landing is part of the Pocomoke River State Park system. It offers ramps for boaters. Lighted parking lots, a dump station, and comfort stations are available for campers. Its 32 campsites and multiple picnic areas make it an attractive recreational area. Two pavilions are available for special events and can be rented on a first come first serve basis. Pets are allowed in the campground.

Reservations and further information can be found at Maryland's Department of Natural Resources website..

Reservations may also be made by calling (410) 632-2566 x106 or emailing the park at pocomokepaddler@dnr.state.md.us.

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Public Landing is located on the Chincoteague Bay about 6.5 miles east of Snow Hill on Maryland Route 365. There is a public pier for fishing and crabbing.

Public Landing was a popluar spot during the 1920s and early 1930s, when rides, a bowling alley, and other amusements were open. The shallow Chincoteague Bay made it attractive for public bathing. However, the storm of 1933 destroyed Public Landing's commercial waterfront.

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Shad Landing is located at the Pocomoke River State Park. It boasts 191 campsites. The camp loops at Robins Nest and Waters Edge remain open for winter camping. All campsites are equipped with a picnic table and fire ring. Centrally located washhouses have hot water showers, flush toilets and a laundry tub. All types of camping units are welcome. Some campsites have electric hookups. Sites are limited to six persons per site and all camping units must fit on the camping pad. A dumping station is available for sewage and potable water.

Two pavilions with fireplaces, grills and picnic tables are available for rent by advance reservation. Reservation fees cover the rental of the pavilion and not the surrounding area which is on a first come, first served basis. Each pavilion has a seating capacity of 180. Arrival time is after 8 a.m. and departure is at sunset.

The Shad Landing Marina has 23 boat slips with water and electrical hookups, launching ramp, lighted dock area and a fuel and transient pier. Rowboats and canoes may be rented.

Reservations and further information can be found at Maryland's Department of Natural Resources website..

Reservations may also be made by calling (410) 632-2566 x106 or emailing the park at pocomokepaddler@dnr.state.md.us.

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Just up the river from Byrd Park lies Sturgis Park. This charming spot is a perfect venue for evening dances in the summer time, church picnics, and special community events. Snow Hill has a deep water port, with pump out stations, restrooms, and overnight availability for docking. Electric and water are available along with comfort stations and lighted parking lots. The town�s Riverboat, the Miss Rai can often be seen at the Sturgis Park dock. No fishing license is necessary at the docks in Sturgis Park. Canoes and kayaks can be rented from the nearby Pocomoke River Canoe Company. Call Town Hall for further information: 410-632-2080.

Taylor Landing

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