Halibut Point State Park

Halibut Point Sign
Halibut Point State Park is located at the point of Cape Ann. It is located on Gott Avenue in Rockport, MA. Daily Parking fees are $5 for Mass residents and $6 for non-MA vehicles.

It features a panoramic view of the coast from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine. The former granite quarry is amazing.

Quarry on the coastFresh and Salt water in close proximity. This is the view of the quarry. It is approximately 60 feet deep at it’s lowest depth.
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A view of the coastline. The granite was quarried here since 1840. Operations ceased in 1929.

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