Ocean City Boardwalk - Location, Rules, and More

Ocean City Boardwalk Archway

Town of Ocean City Tourism Office

The famous Ocean City Boardwalk, extending three miles along the Atlantic Ocean, is a great destination for all ages. USA Today named it one of the nation's "Top 10 Great Boardwalks." It's clear to see why many flock to it, where they enjoy shopping, dining, amusements, and watching the sunset.

Location

The Ocean City Boardwalk extends from the Ocean City Inlet to 27th Street.

Boardwalk Rules and Restrictions

  • Bicycles are allowed from Memorial Day to Labor Day between 2 a.m. and 10 a.m. From May 1 to Memorial Day and Labor Day to September 30, on holidays, and during Springfest and Sunfest, bicycles are permitted between 2 a.m. and noon. Bicycles are allowed at all times from October through April. See bicycle rental information below.
  • Roller blades and skates are allowed from 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends April 1 through Memorial Day and after Labor Day through September 30. On holidays, Springfest, and weekends, from April 1 through May 15, skating is allowed from sunrise until noon. On weekends, holidays, and Sunfest, May 15 through Memorial Day, and after Labor Day through September 30, skating is allowed sunrise until 10 a.m. From October through March, skating is allowed at all times.
  • Skateboards are not allowed on the Boardwalk. A skate park is available at 3rd Street and St. Louis Avenue.
  • Pets are not allowed on the beach or the Boardwalk from May through September.
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Ocean City Boardwalk

Ocean City Boardwalk

Town of Ocean City Tourism Office

The famous Ocean City Boardwalk comes alive with rides, games, arcades, food stands, specialty shops, and oceanfront dining.

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Ocean City Boardwalk Tram

Ocean City Boardwalk Tram

Town of Ocean City Tourism Office

Getting around the Ocean City Boardwalk is easy. The Ocean City Boardwalk Tram travels the entire distance of the Ocean City Boardwalk, stopping along the way to unload passengers. The fee is $3 one way and $5 roundtrip.

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Bicyles on the Boardwalk

families bicycling on boardwalk

Town of Ocean City Tourism Office

To keep everyone safe on the boardwalk, special regulations take effect in the summer. Bicyclists and rollerbladers must follow the schedules and ride during non-peak times.

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