Halibut Point State Park

Transit friendly
Accessible
Dogs Allowed
Historic site

Details of Halibut Point State Park

Overview of Halibut Point State Park

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 for Halibut Point State Park

Summer hours (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

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

Off-season

Sunrise to sunset

Parking at Halibut Point State Park

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure optimal access to the state’s outdoor natural resources remain available, all parking fees at state parks across the Commonwealth have been waived.

Daily parking fee charged Memorial Day weekend through October 31

MA resident  $5

Non-MA resident  $10

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Activities at Halibut Point State Park

Old world war II observation tower with a blue sky backdrop

Observation tower - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19

Climb the 60-foot renovated World War II fire tower for a pano ramic view. On a clear day you can spot, Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire.
Person hiking through the woods

Hiking

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

All Activities at Halibut Point State Park

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

Facilities at Halibut Point State Park

  • Picnic areas - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19
  • Restrooms - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19
  • Visitor Center - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19

Accessibility at Halibut Point State Park

  • Educational programs - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19
  • Hiking
    • Graded
  • Visitors  Center - CLOSED to aid in the prevention of spreading COVID-19

Restrictions at Halibut Point State Park

  • No swimming
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