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Address: Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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The highest point of land on Cape Cod, the view from this stone...

The highest point of land on Cape Cod, the view from this stone observation tower sweeps across Cape Cod Bay to Provincetown.

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View beantown to P-town

On a clear from the short climb up the tower you can see forever or at least Scargo lake, Sagamore Bridge, Boston to P-town

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 26, 2015
Dennis, Massachusetts
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Dennis, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

On a clear from the short climb up the tower you can see forever or at least Scargo lake, Sagamore Bridge, Boston to P-town

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The highest point on Cape Cod that actually has a FREE view. The Scargo Tower sits all by itself up a small road. Beautiful views. The stone tower reminded us of being in Ireland and Nova Scotia. A fun experience alittle different than most places on the Cape. Make sure you climb to the top. We were the only people... More 

Thank TheArtTeacher
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Nice view of surrounding area. There aren't much opportunities to see good views from a raised position on cape cod so take the opportunity when you can.

Thank Simon M
Mansfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We went here with friends and loved the legend of the Native American princess and her silver fish and the fish shaped lake. The view was great. We could see old silver beach in one directin and the monument in Privencetown. We enjoyed our climb up the 30 foot tower and it was fun to share with friends

Thank Ginsberg235
Groton, New York
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

This tower is a great way to see the bay and surrounding beauty of the Cape. It is out of the way, but not hard to find. The spiral staircase is not too hard to get up or too long. Well worth it on a clear day.

Thank ladyofgrammar
Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Great view of Dennis and Cape Cod Bay. And it's FREE. There's no attendant, or literature at the site, but do a little research and learn the history/story of Princess Scargo and it will make your venture even more special. It's the second best "view", second only to the Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, which you can see on a clear... More 

Thank David R
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117 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Great views from Scargo tower. Cute tower made of stone with a spiral stair case inside. Not too tall, so people afraid of heights should be alright. Great views of the bay and lake. Even from the parking lot, there are wonderful views. This is not a day long event, but nice for 30 min or so. Perfect on a... More 

Thank James K
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

This is a small tower with a nice view but I would not drive miles out of the way to get here. If you are passing thru then by all means go see the tower just not as a destination.

Thank Kira V
Paramus, New Jersey
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237 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Scargo Tower is located off the beaten path off Route 6A but well worth finding it. It sits on one of the highest points on the Cape & on a clear day you can see almost forever. Be sure to bring a camera & be prepared for a climb up the circular staircase to the top. Best things about this... More 

Thank paul3776
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Great little gem off the beaten path (well a little ways off 6a) but well worth it to show friends and visitors a lovely panoramic view of the Cape Cod Bay, when we were there in Mid September it was clear blue skies and we were able to see for a very long distance! I'd recommend coming here to see... More 

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