Hiking Trails

John Walter Smith Park, located on Public Landing Road in Snow Hill, serves as the athletic complex to citizens in the central section of the County.  This location is where Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks programming and maintenance operations are administered.

To date, one senior league field, three little league fields, two softball fields, and five multipurpose fields are located at this facility.

80 Acres

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Baseball Fields:

  • 1 Little League Field - 155' fence
  • 3 Little League Fields - 200' fence
  • 1 Senior League Field - 327' fence (354' at center field)

Multipurpose Fields:

  • Can be customized up to (2) 270' x 150' with Lights & (1) 330' x 210' without lights & (2) 270 x 150' with lights.

Softball Fields:

  • 2 Fields - 275' fence                   


Frisbee Golf Course

John Walter Smith Park features a 9-hole Frisbee Golf Course, located behind the main parking area just behind the basketball courts.   Total par for the course is 33, which includes a variation of holes with a mixture of par 3, 4, and 5's.  The course also features two sets of tees to accommodate a variety of skills.  The total distance of the course is 2778' from the forward tees and 3285' from the back tees.  The course is open to the public and it's free to play.  Stop in the Recreation Center to borrow a frisbee and get your score cards.


Nature Trail

The John Walter Smith Park Nature Trail is nestled into the existing naturalized area of the park. The trail is 1.2 miles long.  As you begin your walk near the tennis courts, the winding trail takes you along the perimeter of the park.  You'll cross over an access bridge which allows you to continue walking, looping around by the back end of the Frisbee Golf Course, then back over the bridge to the start of the trail.  Please come out, take a walk, and let us know what you think.  Just look for the directional signs.

Herring Creek Nature Park is located in West Ocean City, providing a scenic location for area residents to enjoy a piece of nature relatively close to developed areas.  The park features a pavilion that is available for picnics and gatherings, as well as walking/jogging paths and bird watching stations.

43.55 Acres

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