Wicomico County

We invite you to discover Delmarva’s Hidden Treasures with a visit to Wicomico County, Maryland. Situated perfectly between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Wicomico County offers you the chance to experience outdoor adventures, Eastern Shore food, culture, and history, all while enjoying great festivals and a variety of accommodations to suit your needs.

Hikers pointingWicomico County invites you to explore our beautiful waterways, lush wooded areas, and magnificent marshes, all teeming with wildlife. With over 1,000 miles of waterways available, watermen have easy access to the bay and tributaries for fishing, crabbing, clamming, and boating. Back on land, the Chesapeake Forest’s 67,722 acres are sprawled over five lower shore counties, with the largest plot of 17,764 acres residing in Wicomico County. The forest offers outdoorsmen the opportunity to hike, hunt, and horseback ride.

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Aside from our great white-tailed deer, Canada geese, ducks (wood and mallard), turkey, and small game, Wicomico County is also a great locale for fishing (especially striped bass), as sportsmen have access to the bay and several nice waterways for traditional or bow fishing, as well as crabbing. Along with great hunting and fishing opportunities, annual events for the whole family and our cherished attractions such as the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art give our visitors a true taste of Wicomico County.

Planning to visit Wicomico County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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Wicomico County, Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula rest at the crossroads of two major highways, making it easily accessible from every direction. U.S. Route 50 runs east to west while U.S. Route 13 travels north to south. Both routes will take you into the heart of Wicomico County, through the City of Salisbury, Maryland. Visit the Wicomico County Welcome Center before heading out on your own.

Planning to visit Wicomico County? Check out their website for dining, lodging, shopping options, things to do, up-to-date events, and all the information you need to make your trip a success!

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