North Point State Park - "a little slice of heaven on the Chesapeake Bay"
Current Park Hours
Mon - Sun 8:00AM - Sunset
The hours are subject to change without notification. Please call the park at (410) 477-0757 for current information, or send us an email. The park is closed Thanksgiving and Christmas days.
Things to see and do at the park:
The park provides access to the bay, a wading beach, and offers opportunities for crabbing and fishing.
Black Marsh Wildlands
Over half the park (667 acres) has received legislative protection as a State Wildland. Sorry -- bicycles and pets are prohibited in the Wildlands.
Waterfowl, songbirds, and many raptors make their home at North Point State Park. Where else can you see a Blue Jay, a Bluebird, a Blue Grosbeak, an Indigo Bunting and a Great Blue Heron on the same day? See the Wildlife Page for more information on birds and birding at the Park.
Visitors can explore the remains of the turn of the century amusement park. Sites of interest include the 1000 ft. Bayshore Pier, the Trolley Station and the restored Fountain.
Visitors/Multi-Purpose Center (Open Memorial Day - Labor Day on a limited schedule)r
Park Information, photo albums, historical items, souvenirs, a wonderful wildlife display and first-aid are available.
Hiking & Biking
Well marked trails allow access to observe local birds and wildlife including: muskrats, beavers, foxes, otters, osprey, great blue heron, swans, and bald eagles. Sorry, bikes are not allowed in the Wildlands.
Picnic tables offer a spectacular view of the Chesapeake Bay. The Trolley Station is available to rent for group events and can accommodate up to 400 people.
Environmental & Historic Programs
A wide variety of programs for school groups and families are offered throughout the year. Join Park Staff for bird walks, canoe trips in Shallow Creek, ecology workshops and more. Events will be listed on the main page in advance of their occurrence.