Introduction to the Quest
The Park Quest at Pocomoke River State Park will start at the Nature Center located at the Shad Landing Area of Pocomoke River State Park. The quest is available June 1st through Labor Day.
The Nature Center will be open and ready to assist Park Quest teams during the following operational hours:
Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This Quest will take place primarily through the forest. It is important to note that there is a possibility of encountering Ticks and other biting insects along the route. It is suggested to wear long pants when hiking through the forest.
The scenic Pocomoke River is the setting for Pocomoke River State Park. Located within the 15,000 wooded acres of Pocomoke State Forest in the Southwestern section of Worcester County the park provides a base for a vast array of outdoor and tourist activities. The forest is famous for its stand of loblolly pine and for its cypress swamps which border the wild and scenic Pocomoke River. Pocomoke means black water, and there is good fishing in these waters. The river originates in the Great Cypress Swamp in Delaware and flows southwesterly 45 miles to the Chesapeake Bay. The park's combination of swamp and upland offers visitors the opportunity to view a great variety of plant and animal life, including white dogwood and pink laurel in the spring, river otters and bald eagles, and over 50 species of fish.
Pocomoke River State Park - Shad Landing3461 Worcester HighwaySnow Hill MD 21863 410-632-2566
Directions to Pocomoke River State Park
Pocomoke River State Park is located in Worcester County. The Shad Landing area of Pocomoke River State Park is located on Rt. 113 between Snow Hill to the north and Pocomoke City to the south.
580 Taylor Ave, Annapolis MD 21401