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Sparrows Point Park Project

Site photos before Sparrow Point Park construction.An aerial view of the Sparrows Point Park site. View more site photos.

The historic and famed Bethlehem Steel Mill in Sparrows Point is about to breathe new life thanks to Tradepoint Atlantic’s generous donation of a 22-acre waterview park site, located at 1900 Wharf Road in Baltimore.

This project will be the first entirely new park built by Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks in six years, and will fill a longstanding recreational gap in the Edgemere-Sparrows Point area.

Project Highlights

The proposed park plan will be a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum designed project that includes:

Sparrows Point Park concept map.View the Sparrows Point Park concept plan (PDF).
  • 16,000 square foot community center with double court gym, two community-accessible activity rooms and concessions area
  • Full-size synthetic turf field with LED lighting
  • 10,000 square foot playground
  • ADA accessible fishing pier and kayak launch
  • Scenic walking path

Project Plan and Photos

View the concept plan (PDF) or view more site photos.


  • December 2018—County Council unanimously approves the project.
  • September 2019—Community input discussion.
  • Fall 2021—Phase I construction begins, improvements to include artificial turf multi-sport field, site prep work, utility installation and parking.
  • TBD—Phase II improvements include community center, fishing pier, kayak launch, walking path and playground.

Share Your Thoughts

Community Input Meeting

To ensure this project best meets the needs of communities, County officials will host a virtual community input meeting on Monday, February 22, at 7 p.m. to share additional details for the project and to seek community feedback on the proposal.

Take the Survey

Take the survey to let us know what amenities you would be excited to see and use at the park.

Take the Survey

Contact Us

For more information or questions, email

Revised February 17, 2021         


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