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Halibut Point State Park

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Breath taking views of three states!

This has some great trails, it is pet friendly but your dog must be leashed! Try to plan sunset... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Learn While You Walk

Learn why its called Rock port while you enjoy a scenic walk and get as close to the ocean as you... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
St. Paul, Minnesota
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“old quarry”(38 reviews)
Scramble across ledges scarred by the granite industry and examine tide pools teeming with marine life.more
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Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This has some great trails, it is pet friendly but your dog must be leashed! Try to plan sunset there as it is spectacular! There are seasonal restrooms! Bring a picnic and stop on the rocks or one of the picnic tables!

Thank Goldenmax14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Learn why its called Rock port while you enjoy a scenic walk and get as close to the ocean as you want. Smooth paths, you can choose whether to do hills by deciding whether to drop down to ocean level. We got sandwiches in Rockport...More

Thank TskMinn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful place you can visit!! I love this place! Don’t miss going to the ocean view from the top! It is just gorgeous. Please don’t miss out this hidden gem in Rockport!

Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my favorite places to visit. I tend to come here off season as it gets very busy in the summer months. A nice walk though the woods by the quarry that leads you ocean. There is no swimming here, but it...More

Thank MeganneM1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We only had 2 hours on a day with bad weather. We decided to go for a short hike and piknik. Parking space is available. 10 dollar, short walk to the park. It’s an old stone quarry with beatifull views at the seaside. Worth a...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Timing is everything. Visit a few hours after the high tide to see plenty of activity in the tidal pools on the rocky shoreline. Peaceful for the adults and plenty of rocks/tidalpools for kids to enjoy.

1  Thank Pusalkar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who would have known that this gem was located here in Rockport. Finally made it here after trying a time before but couldn't get in due to the parking lot full. Well, now I can see why! This place is beautiful with a Quarry, trails...More

Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful park with a quarry and the ocean! Lovely walk around with spectacular views! A must when in town!

Thank paso56
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Halibut Point State Park is definitely worth checking out if you’re in the Rockport/Gloucester area. This is the second time we’ve been there and we find the park to be very peaceful and relaxing. It offers great views of the ocean and it’s pretty easy...More

1  Thank Josh T
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice enough but watch out for the biting flies. Paying $10 to park is excessive however. Are the authorities trying to kill the tourism industry in this state?

1  Thank David R
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julian b
June 21, 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!
Jennifer B
May 27, 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
August 23, 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