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Great experience. The kids really enjoyed walking on this all the way to the end and back. The... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2018
Orlando, Florida
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Visiting the Gulf

Rockport was such a nice time. I’ve never seen the Gulf of Mexico before and this was perfect. The... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Austin, Texas
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“bearskin neck”(18 reviews)
Rockport's Breakwater was rebuilt in the winter of 2015. It's now possible to walk along it's relatively flat surface to the end (@1/8 mile.) It's a terrific spot to view the harbor, Motif #1, and sailboats. Or, just to enjoy the great outdoors...more
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Bearskin Neck, Rockport, MA 01966
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Great experience. The kids really enjoyed walking on this all the way to the end and back. The adults loved the view.

Thank Patteycakes
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Rockport was such a nice time. I’ve never seen the Gulf of Mexico before and this was perfect. The beach is very clean and the people very nice. It’s no Atlantic or Pacific Ocean but it was nice to visit and well worth the trip.

Thank MeredithAV
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Neat to sit on the giant rocks of the breakwater at Rockport harbor...sit relax enjoy the sea...everything is nearby...a great spot to relax on your trip to the sea

Thank John G
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You can get some beautiful photographs from the breakwater but be very careful is you decide to walk out on it. It is not a level easy walk!

Thank wmcleve
Reviewed 29 July 2018

Certainly a wonderful view, and nice to be in the salt air and around happy people, but make sure you really want to go on the rocks, definitely a risk of falling.

Thank mrjobs2016
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Good for all ages, especially on a beautiful day. Many folks stop and take photos while on this ‘path’.

Thank MsCasualTravelor
Reviewed 23 July 2018

After navigating all the ice cream and art shops, there's a great view of the breakwater and harbor.

Thank Carissa L
Reviewed 18 July 2018

If you visit Rockport, be sure to walk on the breakwater at the end of Bearskin Neck. It is an easy walk on the rocks and great for fun photos.

Thank gurneemom
Reviewed 17 July 2018

What stunning photos you can take from this location...just beautiful! Also, it is fun and safe oto walkout on the breakwater, what a wonderful, beautiful view of the harbor.

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Rockport is a charming very little town. many small shops and little eateries. the view from the breakwater are just something

Thank Ran N
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6 October 2016|
Response from jack M | Reviewed this property |
We once walked to the lighthouse (Not in the lighthouse) after a late dinner so... Enjoy