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Halibut Point State Park

Address

Gott Avenue, Rockport, MA 01966
Transit friendly
Historic site
Accessible
Dogs Allowed

Details

Overview

Note: Visitors Center currently closed for repairs.

On a clear day, visitors to Halibut Point State Park will be able to see Mount Agamenticus, located 81 miles away in Maine, and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. You can explore the parks trails and tide pools, picnic on the rocky ledges, and learn about the history of Cape Ann's granite industry.

Hours

Summer hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

Sunday - Saturday:
8:00 am-9:00 pm

Off-season

Sunrise to sunset

Parking

Daily parking fee

MA resident $5
Non-MA resident $10

 

Activities

Old world war II observation tower with a blue sky backdrop

Observation tower

Climb the 60-foot renovated World War II fire tower for a panoramic view. On a clear day you can spot, Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire.
Park ranger shares his knowledge of the forest to group of todlers

Tours

Take a tour of the quarry and see a live demonstration of granite splitting.
Person hiking through the woods

Hiking

Take a walk and discover Halibut Point's rich history.

All Activities

  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Educational programs

Facilities

  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Visitor Center

Services

  • Cross-country skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking & walking

Accessibility

  • Educational programs
  • Hiking
    • Graded
  • Visitors  Center

Restrictions

  • No swimming

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