Halibut Point State Park

Transit friendly
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 40 miles away in Maine, and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire. You can explore the park's trails and tide pools, picnic on the rocky ledges, and learn about the park's World-War II history and the Cape Ann granite industry history.

Hours for Halibut Point State Park

8:00 am to sunset

Parking at Halibut Point State Park

Daily parking fee charged May 14 through October 30

MA resident  $5

Non-MA resident  $20

Resident and non resident status is determined by the vehicle license plate

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Facilities at Halibut Point State Park

  • Picnic areas
  • Restrooms
  • Visitor Center


  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Bird Watching
  • Picnicking
  • Scenic Viewing
  • Educational Programs

Accessibility at Halibut Point State Park

  • Educational programs
  • Hiking
    • Graded
  • Visitors  Center

Restrictions at Halibut Point State Park

 Not allowed 

  •    swimming or entering the quarry for any reason  
  •    alcoholic beverages, fires, charcoal, grills
  •    bicycles, scooters, skate or hover boards 
  •    camping
  •    drones, metal detectors
  •    removing park resources (animals -tidal or other, flowers, plants, rocks (never throw rocks)) 

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