The Downs Park Fishing Pier will be closed for the entire month of October for repairs. Please visit Ft. Smallwood Park for additional fishing opportunities.
Host your next company picnic, birthday party or celebration at one of our four outdoor pavilions.
Bayside Summer Concert Series
Come on down to the park and enjoy great music by the bay. Listen to music from different genres.
Reserve daily and annual park passes online. Park Rangers will scan the electronic or printed passes before visitors enter the park.
- Downs Park is open 7 days a week from 7:00 a.m. to dusk.
- Downs Park is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
- Visitor Center Office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
|Daily Entry Fees|
|Daily Pass:||$6.00 per vehicle|
|Daily Pass - Physically Challenged:||$5.00 per vehicle (MVA handicapped tags or hanging permit required)|
|Daily Pass - Service Connected:||Free per vehicle (Military Individuals, Veterans and their Families - Services connected I.D. required)|
|Annual Pass - AACo Resident:||$30.00|
|Annual Pass - Non-County Resident:||$40.00|
|Senior Pass - 60 and up:||$40.00|
|Daily Parking Fee - Buses (schools only):||$30.00 (School buses only free with pavilion rental)|
If your vehicle is sold or involved in an accident and the current year parking permit sticker needs to be replaced, remove the parking permit sticker from the vehicle and return it to the park office to receive a replacement. Replacement senior passes are also available in the event of loss or significant damage. Applications for replacement senior passes must be obtained and submitted to the park where the original pass was purchased.
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