Black Marsh comprises almost half of North Point State Park, established by the Conservancy and Baltimore County in 1987. This 1,300-acre park on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay once served as a private retreat for Bethlehem Steel executives, but today belongs to all Marylanders, offering visitors a wading beach, fishing pier, hiking trails, and scenic overlooks.
Visit the preserve page to plan your visit and then download the audio tour map (PDF). The numbers marked on the map correspond to the audio files in the tour. You can select and listen to each track from the audio player or download the files to your mobile device.
Remember - some of our secluded preserves are spectacular, but you may not get cell service. We recommend you download the recordings and maps before you visit. Need a little help saving the files? Check out our step-by-step guide!
Downloadable Files (mp3 format)