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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 observation...

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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beautiful view

An easy climb up the stone tower, beautiful view and its free! There was a short walking trail with good bird watching. Worth the trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
kittyderr
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy climb up the stone tower, beautiful view and its free! There was a short walking trail with good bird watching. Worth the trip!

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An easy climb to the top of this 30',stone tower. Because it's built on top of a hill, you get a great view of the curve of the Cape across to the mainland. Scargo Lake is below, and the Bay beyond. Do some online research because there is little info given at the site- there are a couple of sweet... More 

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Massachusetts
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice view from the top of this easy to climb tower. An easy, free visit. Overlooks the bay and pond/lake. Visit on a clear day.

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Thank Tom l
Dennis, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot for those Christmas Card photos. Worth a trip while in Dennis. Gates open fairly early and stay open late. Visit Princess beach while your there.

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Hartford
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has become a traditional stop for our visits to the Cape. It is the highest point on the cape--remember the Cape is pretty flat! There is a metal circular stairway to climb inside. A lovely view of the bayside shore from the top. On a clear day you can basically see from one end of the Cape to the... More 

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CT
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here since it was close to our rental. The climb up was fun and super safe for the little ones..up top is a nice view. Spent 10min here and left Not much else to do and I definitely wouldn't go out of my way to visit it

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Thank jmestyle
Boston
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very fine experience with courteous and efficient staff. I enjoyed the whole visit including the grape-nut custard, which has been acclaimed often in foodie mags,

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Connecticut
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scargo Tower offers fantastic views of the bay side of the Cape. An easy climb up interior spiral stairs. On a clear day you can see....

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Thank GranbyFolks
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We drove here just before sunset and found just one other group had done the same. There was plenty of space to park, absolutely free. Take care walking up and down the metal spiral staircase. Not too many steps but narrow. Lots of room up top to take pictures in all directions, however the direction overlooking the lake is best.... More 

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Thank Kara M
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a pretty view worthy of a couple of pictures, but there is nothing else here. If you're passing by, it's a good place to stop, but i wouldn't get out of my way just for this.

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