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Halibut Point State Park

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Address: Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
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+1 978-546-2997
08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
Fee: Yes

Scramble across ledges scarred by the granite industry and examine...

Scramble across ledges scarred by the granite industry and examine tide pools teeming with marine life.

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Peaceful walk to an ocean vista

A short drive out of Rockport to Halibut Point where you park the car and walk through a wooded path to a view of the quarry and the ocean beyond. The paths leads past the quarry... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A short drive out of Rockport to Halibut Point where you park the car and walk through a wooded path to a view of the quarry and the ocean beyond. The paths leads past the quarry and meanders down to the large rocks by the ocean. The waves crash on the rocks and you can just sit on the rocks... More 

Thank intents2
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Effortless, pleasant walk. Enjoyed watching the Orioles flying about. Nice viewpoints to enjoy the ocean.

Thank ebm1973
Cape Ann, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An easy walk from the parking lot to one of the best walks and best views on the North Shore. Amazing quarry, viewpoints and rocky coast.

Thank PaulZCapeAnn
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first time I visited Halibut Point State Park, a friend and I were walking through the woods and came to the quarry, now a large pond. A man was sitting at the edge of the pond with his girlfriend, playing a romantic song on the saxophone as beautifully as any concert musician. The water carried the sound across the... More 

Thank Beth O. H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous place for a hike to see hear and see warblers and other birds. History of quarry was interesting. Waves crashing against rocks was fun.

Thank Ann R
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk amazing view. Went when it was raining and got amazing New England fog to watch the waves come in. Trail is very defined so no need for hiking boots.

Thank Amy N
ringtown, pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views and lots to explore. It's free and fun. A little hidden gem in ma. We took lots of pictures and had fun hiking around the large rocks.

Thank vcarden
Rye, New Hampshire
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful views, easy walk. Place to picnic, so bring lunch and enjoy the views. Only ten minutes from front Beach.

Thank Bea M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Rockport for the weekend and spend half a day here. What a lovely park with gorgeous views all around. A great place to walk. Easy to navigate paths. The visitor's center was closed the day we visited, but the restroom at the parking area is very clean.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Even hiking on a rainy day was beautiful. We stumbled upon this and loved the clean trails and beautiful views.

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