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Baltimore County Beaches and Admission Rates    

On those hot steamy Maryland summer days you don't need to drive all the way to the ocean. Head to the cool waters of Rocky Point or Oregon Ridge Beach. They're just minutes away.

Rocky Point Beach and Park

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Rocky Point Beach and Park
2200 Rocky Point Road
Essex, Maryland 21221
Phone 410-887-2818 T.D.D./Deaf 410-887-5319
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Since 1969, the Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks has owned and operated this 375-acre waterfront park. Located at the mouth of Back and Middle Rivers, Rocky Point Park boasts expansive views of the Chesapeake Bay, Hart-Miller Island, and Craighill Light.

The park features a 300-foot beach, a large and small pavilion, shaded picnic groves, fishing pier, two boat ramps, and a bathhouse with first aid station. The Baltimore County Sailing Center is also located at Rocky Point, and lessons are offered for individuals or groups.

Oregon Ridge Beach

Notice - Until further notification, the beach at Oregon Ridge is closed for the season.

Located in the scenic thousand acre Oregon Ridge park, the beach area borders a spring-fed lake, and offers both shallow and deep water for swimming. Amenities at this beach include a concession stand, bathhouse, pavilion, sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits and a playground area. There is also a room available to rent for small group gatherings. Note that during the early and late beach season on those weekdays when Baltimore County Schools are in session, the beach will be closed for swimming.

Oregon Ridge Beach
13555 Beaver Dam Road
Cockeysville, Maryland  21030
Phone 410-887-1817 T.D.D./Deaf 410-887-5319
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Admission Rates

Rates are in effect Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day and are subject to change.

Individual Rates

Weekend and Holidays

  • Adults 12 and over – $8
  • Seniors 62 and over – $5
  • Children – Free

Weekdays

  • Adults 12 and over – $7
  • Seniors 62 and over – $5
  • Children – Free

Twilight  (4 p.m. to close)

  • Adults 12 and over – $4
  • Seniors 62 and over – $2.50
  • Children – Free

Note that in order to provide a safe and enjoyable beach visit all youth groups must maintain a ratio of a least one adult for every seven children.

Season Passes

Season passes are available for purchase at the prices listed below. To purchase your season pass, contact our offices.

  • Adults 12 and over – $95
  • Seniors 62 and over – $55
  • Family of up to 4* – $180
  • *Each additional person – $45

Revised August 12, 2014
 

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