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Halibut Point State Park

#1 of 31 things to do in Rockport Features Animals
Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
+1 978-546-2997
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An easy walk from the parking lot to one of the best walks and best views on the North Shore... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cape Ann, MA
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Can't wait to see it again!

The first time I visited Halibut Point State Park, a friend and I were walking through the woods... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beth O. H
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“old quarry” (34 reviews)
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Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
+1 978-546-2997
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Reviewed yesterday 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
Reviewed 5 days 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...More

Thank Beth O. H
Reviewed 1 week 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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank PaddlingFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank CreativeLady31
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

1st trip here - will be certain to get back when the summer arrives - will be even better enjoy !!!!

Thank m35yellowbrickrd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a walk here and thought it was just lovely. Dappled shade, great ocean views... really easy to navigate and the paths are well-maintained. We easily spent a couple of hours here, had a picnic and walked around. It's not strenuous and you...More

Thank julia13harper
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Laurie R
Hi. Will a stroller work on the trail?
24 August 2016|
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Response from soxskier | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the main trail around the quarry is quite smooth, so most larger jogging strollers (Jeep or Bob-types) would work fine. A smaller umbrella stroller wouldn't work so well. There are smaller side trails and trails that... More
Do People swim in the quarry?
29 July 2016|
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Response from ninaBoston_MA | Reviewed this property |
No - however, there are swimming quarries nearby in Lanesville (Gloucester) and Steel Derrick in Rockport. Steel Derrick is a private quarry with a large waiting list of families interested in joining. The best way to get in... More
Karen P
Is parking an issue in the summer time? For example, should I get there early on a hot Saturday in July or is anytime fine?
15 July 2016|
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Response from michael t | Reviewed this property |
Parking at a prime time is always hard but you just wait a second and something always opens up. Be patient and enjoy the company your eith, life's to short to worry about a parking spot....one will open up in due... More