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Northside Park, Ocean City

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Ocean City's largest park, Northside Park hosts numerous events and activities and offers an array of indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities. Spread across 23 ha (58 acres), the park features three baseball/softball fields and a soccer field. It is also home to multipurpose areas, exercise spaces, playgrounds, and picnic shelters. Take advantage of the walking and jogging paths, sit on one of the piers and put your feet in the water, and fill up at the concession stands. The sports center includes a 1,320 sq m (14,200 sq ft) gymnasium. The public is also allowed to use a convenient indoor kitchen with a sitting area. Our Ocean City trip planner makes visiting Northside Park and other Ocean City attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • October 2, 2017
    Park is clean, pleasant place to visit. Have visited in spring, summer, and winter. All good experiences.  more »
  • September 19, 2017
    This park is awesome, walking paths, sports fields, play ground equipment and great views. We walked the path and our grandchildren have been here to play. Can't beat free.  more »
  • September 14, 2017
    Nice park with a walking trail, fishing pier, public restrooms, great kids playground and outdoor exercise area.  more »
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  • June 11, 2017
    Was here for Beach Lax. Several very nice fields. Good paved trails for running and walking. Nice playground. Outdoor gym. Rentals for kayaks and stand up paddle boards. If you're staying nearby it's a great place to exercise or take the kids for something other than the beach and pool.
  • June 9, 2017
    Very nice large park in ocean city Maryland. Lots of space to do quite a bit with a lot of fields and grass. Walking paths, fishing, boating as well as playgrounds are available at this park. We go there during lacrosse tournaments and there are a lot of people there, but there still is plenty of room to do things despite that. There does seem to be a lot of parking available so that shouldn't be a problem when there is no sports tournaments taking over the park.
  • June 13, 2017
    Awesome park with stellar views of the bay. A long pier for crabbing, fishing, or just enjoying the scenery. Numerous fields for soccer, lacrosse, softball, etc. A large paved foot path for jogging or walking with signs posted displaying distances. Lastly, a couple of nice playgrounds for the kids and a few pavilions with grills for cookouts. Parking IS limited but a nice place overall.
  • July 5, 2017
    Nice park. Good sized with outside gym equipment, playground for the little ones as well. Nice walking paths and ballfields. Ponds and pier you can fish and crab off of too.
  • June 8, 2017
    Wonderful park. Fantastic walking paths and the kids love the playground. Great birding. Fishing and crabbing too. Beautiful views.

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Where to stay in Ocean City

Ocean City is one of the country's major vacation resorts, so it's no surprise that room rates fluctuate with the season. Summer commands the highest prices, and most hotels require minimum stays of two or three nights. Make your reservations well in advance if you wish to stay anywhere near the water, especially if you want a room with an ocean view. You can avoid the crowds by renting a waterfront townhouse, but be prepared to pay a bundle even in the off-season.
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