Join a guided hike on the Atlantic Path, a three-hour trek along Rockport’s resplendent public coastline, beginning at Halibut Point State Park. Please be advised ‘ this hike entails negotiating some challenging terrain. Also consider not wearing shorts, and bringing water and some insect repellent of choice.
Ongoing programs at Halibut Point in August include the Quarry Tour on Saturdays at 10:00am. The Military History of Halibut Point is offered on Thursdays, August 4 & 18 at 12:00 p.m., and Tidepools will be on Thursday, August 25 at 1:00 p.m. and on Friday, August 26 at 2:00 p.m.
Also in August, “Reading the Granite Landscape”, a natural history of granite told via geology, plant communities, environmental forces, human use and more is being offered on Mondays, August 8, 15 & 22 at 10:00 a.m.
Go to the website for a flyer you can download describing Halibut Point’s August 2011 schedule.