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2020 Nature Trails
Editors’ Choice

Halibut Point State Park


Miles of easy walking paths wind around a water-filled abandoned quarry, over scrub-covered bluffs, and along rocky cliffs. Sweeping views over scenic glimpses as far away as Maine and a self-guided walking tour lets visitors experience the rich history of Rockport’s historic granite trade.

Gott Ave., Rockport,

Readers’ Choice

Maudslay State Park


Gorgeous formal gardens, towering rhododendrons, grassy fields, and wooded trails make this state park an inspiring place to roam and immerse yourself in nature. Follow the Maudslay State Park Association on social media to keep up with what’s blooming to maximize your enjoyment.

74 Curzon Mill Rd., Newburyport, 978-465-7223,

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