The Berlin Parks Commission is organized under the Town Charter and operates as a volunteer committee made up of citizens of the Town.  The Parks Commission actively seeks partnerships with a variety of sponsors and has been successful in cultivating relationships with corporate, civic and private entities to assist with park-related projects. The Town also has funding in its annual budget for Parks related maintenance and other necessities. Meetings are held monthly, on first Tuesdays at 5:30 PM in the 2nd floor Conference Room, Town Hall. For the full meeting schedule please click here.

The Parks Commission sponsors an annual Clean-Up Day during Take Pride in Berlin Week. In 2009 the Parks Commission, through a grant from Program Open Space, contracted with Vista Design, Inc. to create a Comprehensive Parks & Recreation Plan. Please click here for details of the plan.

The Town of Berlin offers residents and visitors four parks with a variety of natural, recreational and play features.  See below for information about each park.

If you are interested in reserving the pavilion at either Stephen Decatur or Henry Parks, please click here for a reservation form, or call 410-641-2770.


The Berlin Parks Commission holds an annual clean-up day and Take Pride in Berlin Week around Earth Day (April 22nd). Unfortunately, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event had to be canceled for 2020 and 2021, but we are looking forward to resuming in 2022.

Each year volunteers are needed to help us clean-up Berlin’s parks, but everyone is encouraged to do whatever they can in and around their own neighborhoods to show their Berlin Pride.  Ideas for Clean-Up Day/Take Pride in Berlin week:

  • Offer to paint an elderly neighbors porch
  • Start a neighborhood compost or herb garden
  • Encourage the neighborhood kids to use sidewalk chalk to draw pictures to brighten the streets.
  • Take advantage of the Town’s Yard Waste and Bulk Collection dates by planning your own spring spruce-up.

Information is also available on our Facebook page.

Dr. William Henry Park

123 Flower Street Henry Park consists of approximately 3.5 acres and offers picnic and playground facilities and basketball courts. A pavilion is available for rent for organized events. Annually, the[...]

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Heron Park

10009 Old Ocean City Boulevard On August 12, 2019, following a community survey, the Mayor and Council held a public hearing during which the Advisory Committee recommended the popular choice[...]

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John Howard Burbage Park

309 William Street Named for John Howard Burbage, Berlin’s longest serving Mayor, Burbage Park is a small neighborhood park consisting of approximately .75 acres and located in front of the[...]

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Stephen Decatur Park

130 Tripoli Street (Rt. 113 and Tripoli Street) Take a virtual walking tour. Stephen Decatur Park consists of approximately 21 acres and offers picnic and playground facilities and tennis and[...]

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Town Calendar

Upcoming Events

Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events

Aug 01

Berlin Farmers Market

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pitts Street
Producers only market featuring jams, jellies, fresh fruits and vegetable, breads, flowers and so much more. Every Sunday May-September 9am-1pm
Aug 03

National Night Out

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dr. William Henry Park
Family fun event at William Henry Park with music, games and local vendors. Event by the Berlin Police Department.
Aug 04

Historic District Commission

August 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Town Hall
Aug 07

Berlin Peach Festival

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Taylor House Museum
10am – 3pm A variety of artisans, peach treats plus live music from The Bilenki Duo on the lawn of...