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Opening Day, Saturday, March 4th! 10am to 6pm

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Located next to the Marine Corps Heritage Museum, and minutes from I-95, 
Locust Shade Park offers much more than scenic beauty, tranquil water, Youth Trout Fishing Day LSP2012.jpg
and picturesque trails. 

​​​The park is home to the Jean C. Smith Amphitheater, a 400-seat outdoor performance venue that presents family entertainment during the summer season.  There is also an eight-acre lake and marina for boat rentals that is open year-round for fishing.   

The park is open year round from 7:00 a.m. to dusk.


  • Boat rentals
  • 8 Pavilions (available to rent)
  • Playgrounds
  • Tennis courts
  • Volleyball courts
  • 3.2 miles of scenic nature trails
  • 15-station fitness trail ​ 
  • Batting Cages*
  • 25-station golf driving range*
  • 18-hole miniature golf course*

*Batting Cage, Mini Golf, and  Driving Range are currently CLOSED for the season. They will reopen March 4, 2107
(weather permitting.) 


Fishing is available year-round from park opening until 30 minutes prior to posted park closing time.

Jean C. Smith Amphitheater

Programs run May through August, please see amphitheater schedule for more details.​​ ​
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