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2014 Reservation/Transaction Fees:

In addition to the park facility use fee, there is a nightly reservation/transaction fee. Internet reservations, the per night fee is $4.56. Call Center, the per night fee is $4.61. Walk-In transactions at the park, the per night fee is $4.51. Reservation/Transaction Fees are Non-Refundable.


Waterfront Construction:

Effective October 21, 2013, Bay Shore Pier (also known as the Crystal Pier) and adjacent waterfront will be closed due to construction. The nearby wooden fishing pier will remain open as an alternative. It is anticipated the project will be completed and the pier will reopen in spring of 2014. Call the park office at 410-592-2897 for more information.


NORTH POINT STATE PARK, MD

Photo: NORTH POINT STATE PARK
Status: Closed through Wed Apr 30 2014   Season Dates
Max reservation window: Fri Apr 17 2015   Later Dates
 

Description

Chesapeake Bay beauty and a lovely backdrop for this waterfront day-use park. History buffs enjoy visiting a portion of the Defenders Trail from the War of 1812 located here. Step back in time to the former site of Bay Shore Amusement Park and stroll through acres of Wild Lands. A historic trolley barn is available for rental as a picnic pavilion. A perfect setting for gatherings!

Call park for brochure and additional information.

Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Electricity
  • Fireplace Grill
  • Fishing
  • Handicap Access
  • Parking
  • Pet Free
  • Restrooms
  • Toilet, Pit/Vault
  • Visitors Center

Alerts and Important Information

PETS:
Pets are not allowed in the day-use area from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day.

Additional Pet Policy Information can be found at:
http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/pets.asp

ALCOHOL POLICY:

The consumption or possession of an open container of an alcoholic beverage will be prohibited in all state park areas with the exception of interior areas of full-service cabins and motorhomes. Permits may be issued upon request by the Park Manager for special events operating under a use agreement.

Alcohol permits will only be issued through a reservation for a designated shelter, or other approved facility. A $35 fee will be charged for each alcohol permit and must be obtained 1-day out prior to arrival. Permits may be revoked for cause by Park Manager, their designee or a Natural Resources Police Officer.

Internet shelter reservations requiring an alcohol permit will need to contact the Call Center at 1-888-432-2267, Mon-Fri, 8 am - 8 pm to make your reservation.

For additional alcohol policy information, visit our web site at:
http://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/alcoholfaq.asp

Notes

The Trolley Station Shelter is available for rental May to September.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
39.19556, -76.44167
39°11'44"N, 76°26'30"W

From the Key Bridge use Exit 43 North Point Road. Entrance is on the left 1/2 mile past Miller Island Road. Follow the signs for North Point State Park. From Towson use Exit 42 then follow above.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

NORTH POINT STATE PARK
8400 NORTH POINT RD
Sparrow's Point MD 21219

Phone Number:

Information: (410)592-2897