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Northside Park

200 125th St, Bayside, Ocean City, MD 21842-2247
+1 410-250-0125
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Fishing and crabbing galore!

My 3 teenage sons spent the entire day fishing and crabbing off the pier. They ended up catching... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ellen Q
Sunset

Was recommended to go here to see the sunset while in ocean city. Did not disappoint. Best place to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jimmy8782
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Northside Park is located on 125th Street and the Bay. It is Ocean City's largest and most popular park and home to the Recreation and Parks Department administrative offices. This 58-acre complex boasts three lighted softball/baseball fields, a lighted soccer field, multipurpose field, a foot bridge, mini-borrowing library, concession stands, accessible playground, picnic shelter, two piers, over 1 mile of walking/jogging paths and a state of the art outdoor exercise area. Indoor facilities include a Community Center with 14,200 square foot gymnasium, kitchen, community room, conference room, patio, sitting areas and a Sports Center annex with a 21,000 square foot multi-use arena. Northside Park hosts more than 100 special events and recreational programs and activities each year for both residents and visitors to Ocean City.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 125th St, Bayside, Ocean City, MD 21842-2247
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+1 410-250-0125
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My 3 teenage sons spent the entire day fishing and crabbing off the pier. They ended up catching enough crabs for us to steam that night. I walked around the park several times to get my steps in. It was very peaceful

Thank Ellen Q
Reviewed 4 days ago

Was recommended to go here to see the sunset while in ocean city. Did not disappoint. Best place to watch the sun go down on the bay. Beautiful!

Thank Jimmy8782
Reviewed 5 days ago

Did not even know this place existed. It's not far off the main road but it seems so remote. The wetlands are beautiful and the sky is wide open - no big, bright buildings to ruin the view. It's a great place to watch sunsets...More

Thank dlrinmi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have 2 toddlers who love to climb on playgrounds, and the one at Northside Park gets their seal of approval!

Thank JSuperstarr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had no idea this park existed until my brother in law stumbled upon it while out for a walk. I don't think the town wants you to know it's there. We used the softball field for batting practice and rented kayaks while there. Fun...More

1  Thank neelieniv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's a great walking trail and wide open fields with shallow marshes. Very relaxing, also a really cool workout park close by the Softball field.

Thank Nessa08murda
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recent visit for a tournament, the park is very clean and well kept.. Only thing would be nice if a few more shade trees were planted where possible. But otherwise its a great place!!

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice park. Have swing set for younger kids. A track to ride you bike or jog on. The best thing is a long pier that the kids like to do crabbing on.

1  Thank david r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed that walking path and the long pier into the bay. There was kayak rental and paddleboat rentals. Free parking also

1  Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Wow! after vacationing in Ocean City for over 12 years, we finally went to Northside Park with family from out of town. A hidden treasure is the best thing I can say about this park, beautiful. much to see and do!

1  Thank Roy & Eilee... C
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laxmankumarm
Any Activities/Suggestions to do with kids next week (April 9 to April 13)?
8 April 2017|
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Response from Joanne S | Property representative |
Hello, here at Northside Park we currently have drop-in basketball on Mondays & Wednesdays from 1 pm to 4 pm, and drop-in soccer on Tuesdays from 1 pm to 4 pm. Both of those activities are located in the Recreation Complex... More
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Thomas L
Are there benches along the paths?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Joanne S | Property representative |
There are indeed benches along the path in Northside Park, especially around the lagoon area to allow you to relax and take in the scenery. Enjoy!.
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Richard S
Is fishing allowed without requiring a fishing license?
11 February 2017|
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Response from Joanne S | Property representative |
Hello! A fishing license is not required to fish at Northside Park. Thank you for inquiring about Northside Park, and we hope to see you soon!
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