Cypress Park sits on the Pocomoke River, adjacent
to the Market Street drawbridge and tower. Flowering cherry trees
are in full bloom at Cypress Park in early spring. Pack a lunch
and take in the view of our scenic Pocomoke River and river walk.
The city’s Nature Trail begins
along the city docks in Cypress Park. Visitors can walk or run
along the trail while enjoying the beauty of their surroundings.
The Pocomoke River has been designated by the State of Maryland
as a Wild and Scenic river, and continues to be the centerpiece
of our community. It is the deepest river for its width east of
the Mississippi. While canoeing or boating on the river, visitors
can observe beautiful Cypress trees and wildlife, like turtles,
deer, rare bald eagles, and many other bird species.
Boat slips are available in Cypress Park on the Pocomoke River.
Boaters can take advantage of recent updates to the city docks,
as well as free dockage, adjacent to the Riverside Grill restaurant.
The docks now offer a 50-amp power source with up to two days
of free docking, if boats register just a few blocks away at City
Hall. Additionally, they may use one of two free boat ramps located
at Winter Quarters Drive and at Laurel Street.
travelling to Pocomoke City from elsewhere on the Chesapeake Bay
would travel up the Pocomoke Sound to the scenic Pocomoke River,
and then to Pocomoke City. Fuel is available nearby, but boaters
are advised to refuel at Crisfield before entering the Pocomoke
River to avoid any possible inconvenience.
visiting boaters must register with City Hall, at 101 Clarke Avenue.
Visitors are allowed two days of free dockage at the downtown
city docks. To find out more details on availability and prices
for boat slips, please call City Hall at 410-957-1333.
Amateur, novice and expert fishermen will find the tidal Pocomoke
uniquely challenging. Yellow and white perch, eel, gar, sunfish,
pickerel, catfish, crappie, bluegill, herring, spot croakers,
bluefish and largemouth bass will tease and taunt the best of
the rod'n'reelers. Certain areas of the river banks have been
designated as Free Fishing Areas where no Chesapeake Bay Sport
Fishing License is required. The free fishing areas include only
the river banks where so marked. Fishing from a craft requires
Pavilions can be rented for events. Contact City Hall at: 410-957-1333.