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#13 of 906 state parks in Maryland

Best trails in North Point State Park

250 Reviews
Looking for a great trail in North Point State Park, Maryland? AllTrails has 5 great walking trails, dogs leash trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 5 easy trails in North Point State Park ranging from 2 to 4.6 miles and from 9 to 36 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

North Point State Park is on Chesapeake Bay and features The Defenders Trail, which was used during the War of 1812. The park has a wading beach, fishing pier, and hiking trails. Hours: 8 a.m. - Sunset (closed Christmas Day)​ Visitor Center: Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day Monday-Sunday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Map of trails in North Point State Park
Park information
Acreage:
1,310 acres
Park hours
Monday
8:00 am - dusk
Tuesday
8:00 am - dusk
Wednesday
8:00 am - dusk
Thursday
8:00 am - dusk
Friday
8:00 am - dusk
Saturday
8:00 am - dusk
Sunday
8:00 am - dusk
Contact
410-592-2897​
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Top trails (5)
#1 - North Point State Park Trail
North Point State Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 1 h 52 m
North Point State Park Trail is a 4.6 mile loop trail located near Sparrows Point, Maryland that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikShow more
#2 - Black Marsh Trail Loop
North Point State Park
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 49 m
For up to date information, see the North Point State Park Page here: https://dnr.maryland.gov/publiclands/Pages/central/northpoint.aspx Easy trail loop. All trails are well maintain and marked. LotsShow more
#3 - North Point Loop Trail
North Point State Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
Please note that hikers have reported poor trail conditions on the Old Oak Trail. Proper gear is recommended. Show more
#4 - Observation Point Via Black Marsh Trail
North Point State Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 54 m
North Point State Park provides a great habit for deer, beavers, raccoons, birds and water fowl. All trails are well maintained and marked. Show more
#5 - Edgemere Haul Road Trail
North Point State Park
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
Parking is available at the main entrance of North Point State Park. This out and back trail is a paved UN-used roadbed that cuts through an old Farm that had historic value during the War of 1812. LoShow more