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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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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... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nice easy walk and great views.

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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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 4 days ago

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...More

Thank intents2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank ebm1973
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 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...More

Thank Beth O. H
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
Reviewed 3 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 3 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 4 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 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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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Jennifer B
does anyone know if dog's are allowed before memorial day?
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.
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