Upcoming Renovation Projects:
Pocomoke River State Park is pleased to inform you that Shad Landing will be undergoing significant renovation projects starting July 2014 and running through June 2015. We will be constructing a new boat house, adding a splash pad at the pool, and remodeling 4 bathhouses. Starting in September 2014, many Shad Landing campsites will be closed or available on a first come first served basis with limited services within the loop. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes but we are sure you will enjoy using our updated facilities once finished. If you have specific questions about available service please contact the park office at 410-632-2566.
POOL (Shad Landing):
Entrance fee is $4 per person for campers; $6 per person for day-use; and $3 per person youth group with pool reservation.
The pool operators from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Reduced hours during off-peak times in early June and late August.
Pool operates Wednesday through Monday (closed Tuesday) mid-June through mid-August, Contact Park for pool hours: 410-632-2566, Ext. 109.
DAMAGE TO STATE PROPERTY:
All registered Shelter users will be held responsible for any damage to state property that occurs during the time of rental. Damage includes destruction and defacement resulting from both willful actions (vandalism) and the misuse or overuse of facilities. Damage charges will be assessed according to the degree of damage. Do not tie or stake hammocks to trees.
The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins, motorhomes, and designated shelters. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.
Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.
Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.
For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
Shelter rentals are from 8:00 AM to Sunset. In order to use amplified music, inflatibles or rides, a permit must be issued by park management. For permit information call the park office at 410-632-2566, Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
For same day arrival cancellations, please call the Park at 410-632-3764, Ext. 108; or call Duty Ranger at 443-614-2894.
All prices are subject to change without notice and reservation fees, as well as cancellation fees are non-refundable.
Due to the threat of the Emerald Ash Borer, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources has prohibited bringing non-local firewood into all state parks. Please do not bring firewood with you when visiting a DNR property. Firewood may be collected or purchased at the park.
After office hours, Contact PARK WATCH: 1-800-825-PARK (7275), or, 1-410-260-8888.
Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at: