bankside

[bangk-sahyd]
noun
the slope of the bank of a stream or river.

Origin:
1590–1600; bank1 + side1

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Butterflies are abundant, attracted to the numerous bankside wildflowers in
  bloom.
Bankside characteristics range from exposed dirt, to rock, to thick vegetation.
Some of the state's best fishing areas have good access for bankside anglers.
Designated accessible paved parking with pathway down a ramp to accessible
  concrete bankside fishing platform at the waters edge.
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