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Halibut Point State Park

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Address: Gott Ave, Rockport, MA 01966
Phone Number: +1 978-546-2997
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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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Great walk out to the water and around the quarry

The views are stunning. The quarry is filled with water and is beautiful year round. Down at the water you get a real sense of the quarried stone and why the town is called... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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West Menlo Park, California
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West Menlo Park, California
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are stunning. The quarry is filled with water and is beautiful year round. Down at the water you get a real sense of the quarried stone and why the town is called Rockport.

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the ride, clean, great parking , fun climbing . Nice paths, beautiful quarry. Perfect sunsets and moon rises

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a nice hike on a brisk day. The views from the point were gorgeous. you see a great deal of coast line. There is also a quarry and a visitor center that was nice. We didnt get to go to visitor center as it was off season and a lot was closed but it was still a nice... More 

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Columbus, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the main reason we come from Ohio to Rockport. I hate to talk too much about it because it seems like a well kept secret. GO!!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy 2h walk with kids . Amazing ocean view and nice historical stories. We and the kids really enjoy

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Georgetown, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a short walk through the beautiful wooded area, where the trees literally bend high over your head, the grounds open up to a huge, reflextion quarry. You can see the deep quarry where they took tons of granite out and slid them on ships that where sent to so many places. The reflextions of the trees and landscape on... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Halibut Point State Park old granite quarry right on the Atlantic Ocean is one of those rare places that offer so many ranges of pleasure: unspeakable beauty, short, easy walking with "O, Wow!" views or adventuresome cliff climbing to ocean. You may find reflective, decompression time or Quarry, Cliff, & Ocean drama — whatever you need that day. Terrific nature... More 

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Houston, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Nice to hike around the quarry. Peaceful walk in the woods. Good trails. Plan to return and spend more time soon.

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

An old cement quarry left a unique deep crater full of deep water. By the ocean with great views, pleasant easy walks.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, small park. Scenic views. Easy to walk. Was informed by janitor that the state of Mass needs to put $1,000,000 into the visitor center. Not sure why? None the less they are neglecting a beautiful, historical resource. Learned details about the quarry from two gracious locals. Regardless of states dysfunction, still worth the visit.

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