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Best trails in Rockport

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Looking for a great trail near Rockport, Massachusetts? AllTrails has 10 great hiking trails, forest trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Halibut Point State Park or Maudslay State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Middlesex Fells Reservation or Lynn Woods Reservation. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Rockport ranging from 1.5 to 7.1 miles and from 19 to 200 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Rockport
Top trails (10)
#1 - Halibut Point Trail
Halibut Point State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 44 m
This is a very beautiful state park at the end of land in Gloucester. A historical interpretive trail around the Halibut State Park and Babson Farm Quarry. This guide will take you through the woodsShow more
#2 - Dogtown Woods Circular
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 7.1 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Dogtown Woods Circular is a 7.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikingShow more
#3 - Briar Swamp Loop via Luce Trail
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 54 m
Briar Swamp Loop via Luce Trail is a 2.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#4 - South Woods Loop
South Woods
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 46 m
South Woods Loop is a 4.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optionShow more
#5 - Norton's Tree Farm Loop via Squam, Dennison, and Luce Trails
Norton Tree Farm
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Please respect neighbors and do not traverse private property without permission. This trail starts on Squam Road, then follows Squam Path northwest to the Norton Tree Farm. It eventually circles aroShow more
#6 - Blueberry Lane Trail
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 7 m
Blueberry Lane Trail is a 4.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
#7 - Pool Hill Summit Trail
Pool Hill Forest
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 50 m
Pool Hill Summit Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail iShow more
#8 - Nellies Trail to Tarr Trail Loop
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 3.3 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Please note: As of July 15, 2020, users have reported that the museum is closed due to Covid and you can't park there. You can drive down the street a bit and find a turn off where you can park and hiShow more
#9 - Long Beach
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 38 m
Long Beach is a 1.5 mile out and back trail located near Rockport, Massachusetts that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking.Show more
#10 - Dog Town North to South via Nellie's Trail
Rockport, Massachusetts
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 8 m
Thisis a point to point trail but could easily be an out and back or modified to be a variety of loops.Show more