Martin Street Park is categorised as a Bushland/Conservation area.
Bushland/Conservation areas are generally un-embellished and are protected under the Nature Conservation Act 1992. This means they are not accessible for normal recreation purposes, but more for protection of biodiversity and natural habitat.
History behind the name
Named after the road it adjoins. Martin Street, Freshwater is named after Cocky Martin of Freshwater who had an orchid and Chinese gardens in the area in the early days.