Rocky Point Beach and Park
Park Hours: The park is open year round for fishing, boating and picnicking from sunrise to sunset.
Beach Hours: Swimming is allowed at the beach, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., when lifeguards are on duty. Restrooms are unlocked during beach season when staff are on duty.
2200 Rocky Point Road
Essex, Maryland 21221
Park Supervisor: Ben Porter
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
7130 Marshy Point Road
Middle River, Maryland 21220
Phone: 410-887-2818 TDD: 410-887-5319
People enjoying the sand, sun and beach at Rocky Point Park.
Welcome to Rocky Point Beach and Park. Since 1969, Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has owned and operated this 375-acre park. Located at the mouth of Back and Middle Rivers, it boasts an expansive view of the Chesapeake Bay, Hart-Miller Island and Craighill Light and one of the nicest beaches on the upper Chesapeake.
Hart-Miller Island is a Maryland State Park accessible only by personal boat. The island is approximately two miles from Rocky Point Park. For more information on Hart-Miller Island please call (410) 592-2897 or the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
- Admission and Rental Fees
- Boat Ramp Information
- Map of the Park
- Reserve Pavilions and Picnic Groves