Bel Air North Beaches

There are many good reasons to head out to a a beach in Bel Air North, MD. Getting outside in the open, splashing in the water, and spending quality time with your family and friends are some examples.

Finding a beautiful swimming beach in Bel Air North with plenty of space for beach activities is not hard. Below is a list to help you find a beach near Bel Air North. Get started, by entering your zip code using the displayed box above the table.

Bel Air North Beaches

Beaches could be temporarily closed due to water quality concerns as a result of unexpected events like E. Coli outbreaks, pollution, or chemical spills. Review the beach’s website before leaving for the beach for water quality concerns.

Remember to check the Bel Air North weather forecast for the day before you head off to the beach. This helps make sure that you bring the right clothes for the conditions and can also known when you need to leave.

Bel Air North, MD Beach Guidelines

When you visit any beach in Bel Air North, there are always guidelines that you must follow. Just about every beach will ask you to follow these rules.

  • Even if the lifeguard is on duty, know that you’re swimming at your own risk.
  • Most beaches in Bel Air North have a curfew with the exception for certain holidays.
  • Remember, if you take an object to the beach, you are expected to not leave anything behind.
  • Stay within the specified swim area.
  • Never disobey a request from the lifeguard on duty. If the lifeguard ask you to get out of the water, then you must follow through.
  • Building a fire could be illegal on the majority of public Bel Air North beaches.

Bel Air North Beach Checklist

  1. Keep items dry. It may be convenient to find a purse, tote bag, or waterproof duffle bag to store beach necessities like pillows, kid toys, speakersinflatables, and PFDs. But these bags trap water from leaving, leading to mildew problems or just keeping beach items from airing out.
  2. Watch out for insects. If you want to go to the beach in the morning or late in the day, there’s a good chance that mosquitos, biting flies, beach hoppers and other nuisance insects could cause a problem.
  3. Remember extra clothing. Even if you’re anticipating a hot day in Bel Air North, you should understand that the weather at the beach can change on a dime. This is particularly important if you’re planning on going in the water, so pack extra warm items such as sweaters, towels, windbreakers, and shoes.
  4. Always stay in the roped off swimming area. If there is a designated swimming region it is likely not safe to swim beyond the space. There could be sharp objects under the water, be frequented by boaters, or is not monitored by a lifeguard.
  5. Get out the sun. If you think that locating shade may be hard to locate, or if you think that there probably won’t be too many shady areas at the beach, bring your own shade! Use a beach umbrella, shaded beach tent, or similar equipment that provides shade. It’s best to use equipment that has enough air-flow.
  6. Is there a lifeguard on duty? Many popular beaches in Bel Air North staff a lifeguard supervising, however do not depend on a lifeguard being in attendance. On your way to the beach, look around to see if there are lifeguard on duty signs. Occasionally they display lifeguard patrol times.
  7. Bring plenty of sunscreen. Put on your sunscreen as soon as you arrive at the beach. Remember that sunscreen does go bad over time so look at the side of the bottle for the expiration date.