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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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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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A photographer's and artist's delight

Go early in the morning and you have the place almost to yourself. Easy and plentiful walking trails with woods, a large tranquil quarry lake with waterfowl and magnificent views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Bethesda, Maryland
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Bethesda, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Go early in the morning and you have the place almost to yourself. Easy and plentiful walking trails with woods, a large tranquil quarry lake with waterfowl and magnificent views around every turn in the trail ( a photographer's and artist's delight). Lastly there are trails out to the rocky Atlantic coast for even more exploration. A Cape Ann New... More 

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Riegelsville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful quarry, ocean views...drive from the town of Rockport to the Park. A lovely place to walk or sit and relax. Exquisite natural setting....

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Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is dog friendly and in July has the largest blue berry patch on Cape Ann.. A very spiritual place with a great 'mini' Stonehenge by the ocean.. many trails to walk and a lookout over the ocean you just have to see

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Thank mrspocklover
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Halibut Point State Park has just over 2 ½ miles of easy hiking trails around granite quarry in Rockport MA. There are trails that also lead down to the ocean. Lots of places to stop for picture taking. We visited in August so the parking lot fills up early. Many visitors stay there for 3 plus hours as they bring... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

With a high overlook of the rocky shore beaten by the crashing waves, combined with the wild look of the forest, the views of Halibut Point could not better capture the essence of the New England shore of a hundred years ago. The park is a former quarry with the canyon filled with water turning it into a lake. The... More 

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a short walk to see the real gem a spectacular ocean view from Crane to Plum Island and Newbury and watch the boats sail by. There is a longer walk on the ocean path. There are picnic benches in the parking lot area and a bathroom. Small entrance fee with pay station. Free with MA Parks Pass. Beautiful... More 

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Rocky River Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Made a quick stop for brought-in lunch and a quick walk t othe visitor's center. Views are lovely. Shame the visitor's center was closed - i think they are renovating.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The heavily tree covered trail to the look out point was so beautiful. The ground was very soft from decaying and dry foliage. You have to walk half way around the quarry BEFORE getting to the ocean view. When looking in the distance, the water in the quarry is only separated by the tree line before the skyline is seen... More 

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Breathtaking view of the ocean and quarry pond after an easy hike through a woodland path. One of the rare places on the east coast to see a sunset over the ocean. Up close you can look at tide pools as well as wild blueberry and an abundance of birds, but it's the vista that enthralls.

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Cape Ann
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place for a walk! Family, pets, group, perfect! The ocean meets the quarry, so perfect! The people you meet are so friendly, it reminds you that thing you want to remember....we all love nature!

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