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Halibut Point State Park

#1 of 33 things to do in Rockport Features Animals
Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
+1 978-546-2997
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Beautiful

A great place to walk and enjoy the scenery. Watch out for the poison ivy though. The trails are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lovenorthshore2017
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East Longmeadow, Massachusetts
Well worth the hike

20+ years a of visiting the North shore and Rockport and I managed to over look this fabulous state... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kathy G
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Scramble across ledges scarred by the granite industry and examine tide pools teeming with marine life.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“old quarry” (36 reviews)
“on the rocks” (46 reviews)
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Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed yesterday

A great place to walk and enjoy the scenery. Watch out for the poison ivy though. The trails are narrow and the ivy is at ankle level and hard to see. Hopefully we will not break out in a rash. they need to remove the...More

Thank lovenorthshore2017
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

20+ years a of visiting the North shore and Rockport and I managed to over look this fabulous state park. It is a beautiful hike around an old quarry that is right next to the ocean. Kept kids and adults interested. A good ocean breeze...More

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our morning stroll in this beautiful state park. Parking was $5 for MA residence and $6 non-residence. Lot was full and therefore closed by 10:30 AM on this warm sunny Sunday morning. Trails were well marked and easy to navigate. We walked down...More

Thank Gershwin12
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a nice quiet place to go to relax and enjoy a unique stone quarry and take in the ocean front view. Very peaceful spot

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Must see if you are in the area. Old Granite Quarry with great Ocean views. Would be Great for a picnic day and scenic views.

Thank andrew c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite state parks. When you want to go to the ocean but you're not interested in swimming this is exactly where you should go. The Quarry is really pretty but the rocky coastline is gorgeous. I can sit there for...More

Thank YoungFamily01420
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live close to Halibut State Park. You can walk a little or a lot. Trails are easy and flat , and there are trails to the rocks that are a bit more challenging. Super clean. DO keep an eye on little ones near the...More

Thank Pippin0921
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful place of history, great sunset, great walking trails and fabulous views of the ocean. Such a serene, calming, and meditative place. Brings out the kid and joy in you! 😉

Thank Nanette T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is PERFECT. Go half way around the quarry then down to the ocean rocks. The tidepools are AMAZING!!!

Thank deeptime
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This used to be the site of a large granite quarry, now flooded. Be sure to pick up the trail guide at the parking lot, so that you can read about the quarry's history and technology at the well marked spots on the trail. The...More

Thank Wanderlust777
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julian b
22 June 2017|
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Response from lighthouselady63 | Reviewed this property |
I use GPS or Google maps. As mentioned by another, parking is limited due to very small lot. Best go on a week day and even better in the off season!
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Jennifer B
27 May 2017|
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Response from Amy N | Reviewed this property |
We took our dog at the end of April and didn't have any issues.
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Laurie R
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
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