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Halibut Point State Park

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Address: Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
Phone Number: 978-546-2997
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fee: Yes
Activities: Prospecting, Hiking, Birdwatching
Description: 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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Beautiful park

Nice trails around the water-filled quarry and down to the ocean where waves crash on huge granite boulders.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Tolland, CT
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Tolland, CT
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Nice trails around the water-filled quarry and down to the ocean where waves crash on huge granite boulders.

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Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Stayed in Rockport a couple of days and was told to visit Halibut Point. Not knowing what to expect, my mouth dropped at what I saw at the end of the short path I had walked thru. The quarry was simply magnificent. It was so quiet and as you continue around the quarry, so come to the ocean. The rock... More 

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Rockport, Massachusetts, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Truly special park. Walking paths are beautiful and easy to navigate. The path iwill open to a most unique view of the quarry with the ocean visible beyond. Walk to the overlook and you will see the coastline all the way a mountain in Maine. This is a do not miss attraction.

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Canterbury, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This state park has beautiful trails for hiking and magnificent views of the Atlantic. There's history here and a very nice little visitors center with great exhibits that prepare you for what you will see as you tour the park. The trails are well marked and easy to walk. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy on the rocks as you... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Located on Cape Ann and combining the Granite Querry Canyon, along with the Seashore, this beautiful park is a hidden gem for tourists, especially after the Hammond Castle and Paper House. Don't miss it! It worth your efforts!

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Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The lake in this old quarry is incredibly beautiful with it's still waters reflecting sky and trees and ducks swimming across it leaving ripples behind them. There are also lots of wonderful trails to walk along, including along the sea front.

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New Paltz,NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Don't miss this beautiful nature preserve. We like to vacation in the nearby area and never miss a day trip to Halibut Point.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A great spot to spend a relaxing couple of hours. There are trails around a deep quarry, and trails that lead to the rocky shoreline and terrific ocean views. Be sure to bring a camera, and maybe sit on the rocks with a picnic lunch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

There are plenty of trails to explore the coast, a quarry, coastal plants and get the feel of nature all about. There is a WWII building used as a lookout but it was closed the day we visited. Makes a good place to be out of doors and see some natural beauty.

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New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

this place is amazing. stumble upon it by accident while i was walking around in the little town by the water. its like a little mini grand canyon! even have a cute little lighthouse you can go in.its got great scenic views ,a lake, big boulders we were climbing on, loved it.

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Additional Information about Halibut Point State Park

Address: Address: Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
Phone Number: 978-546-2997
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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