Walking / Hiking

Essex National Heritage Area

Essex National Heritage Area

Essex National Heritage Area is a non-profit organization that rallies our community around saving the unique character of Essex County: the thousands of historic, cultural, and natural places that were crucial in shaping our nation; the places that led to…

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Halibut Point State Park

Halibut Point State Park

Halibut Point State Park is a uniquely beautiful coastal seascape. Looking seaward on a clear day, the view stretches from Crane Beach in Ipswich to Mount Agamenticus in Maine and the Isles of Shoals off the coast of New Hampshire.…

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The Headlands

The Headlands

Tucked away on a side street in downtown Rockport is a lovely natural area called the Headlands. Sometimes called “the overlook capital of Cape Ann,” it’s just a short walk from Bearskin Neck and a great place to get away…

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