Martinsburg, WV - Recreation is
viewed by many as an important factor in maintaining physical and
mental health. Recreation is an integral and necessary element of our
daily life. Recreation includes sports, social contacts and
intellectual, cultural and natural environment experiences.
The Martinsburg -
Parks and Recreation Board is a combined City - County Board which
develops, operates and maintains all City of Martinsburg and Berkeley
County recreation facilities and programs.
As of February 1993, the Parks and
Recreation Board operates 85.5 acres of parkland within the City of
Martinsburg. Facility sizes range from one acre to thirty acres.
Inwood-Bunker Hill Lions Park
Martin Luther King Jr. Park
West Martin Street, Martinsburg
Facilities: 1 paved basketball court, 12-station
Oak St. Park
Oak Street, Martinsburg; 1.5 acres
Facilities: lighted regulation horseshoe pits, 1
hexagon pavilion ($35 to rent pavilion), restroom, 1 paved basketball
court, playground area, parking
Directions: From Interstate 81 North or South, take Exit 14. At the
end of the exit ramp turn toward City Hospital on Dry Run Road.
Continue to the four way stop at the intersection of Dry Run Road and
Rock Cliff Drive. Turn right onto Rock Cliff Drive. Rock Cliff Drive
will curve to the left, and shortly after you will see the water
treatment plant on your left. Park to the right of the water treatment
plant and walk across the bridge to the In-Line Hockey Rinks.
Corner of Baltimore & William Street (access from Tavern Rd.)
Martinsburg; 22 acres.
Facilities: 2 in-line hockey skating rinks, trout
stream, 4 little league fields, parking, home of Martinsburg Little
P.O. Faulkner Park
In City, County-owned
Sycamore & Ryneal Streets, Martinsburg; 30 acres.
Facilities: 1 high school baseball field (dugouts,
bleachers, press box, lights, concession stand), 4 tennis courts,
playground area, pavilion and parking. Home field of Martinsburg High
School and Berkeley Co American Legion baseball. This park is adjacent
to Charlotte Prather Park (girls' softball complex).
County-leased through WVANG 157th
Off U.S. Route 11 South in Pikeside, Martinsburg; 5 acres
Facilities: 2 softball fields (used for church league
and 35 & over softball league).
Poor House Farm Park
Located 3.5 miles West of I-81 (King St. Exit, West on Tuscarora Pike
to Poor House Road); 137 acres.
Facilities: 1 large pavilion, 1 medium-sized
pavilion, stocked trout stream, 5 miles of jogging/hiking trails,
playground area, historic barn, stocked 5-acre lake, youth football
field, practice soccer field, recreation ball field, public restrooms,
sand volleyball court, home to the Henry Equestrian Arena.
Pavilions and Barn are available for event rental. Click here to
download a brochure about Poor House Farm.
Tomahawk area in West Berkeley County. Located 2.5 miles off route 9
West on Back Creek Valley Road behind the Tomahawk Ruritan Club; 17
acres. This property was donated by the Tomahawk Ruritan Club.
Facilities: One little league sized baseball field,
second field (300') to be completed in 2008.