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Scargo Tower

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Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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This place has amazing views!

Nice and clean, well maintained and kid friendly! Bring a good camera and a bunch of lenses. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris T
When the locals are there, you are in the right place!

A must do if you are anywhere near Dennis at dusk, it’s free and a great way to spend time during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
philipu2015
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The highest point of land on Cape Cod, the view from this stone observation tower sweeps across Cape Cod Bay to Provincetown.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great view” (34 reviews)
“easy climb” (16 reviews)
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Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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"spiral staircase"
in 19 reviews
"great view"
in 34 reviews
"easy climb"
in 16 reviews
"cape cod bay"
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"pilgrim monument"
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"highest point"
in 10 reviews
"quick stop"
in 9 reviews
"free attraction"
in 5 reviews
"short climb"
in 4 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 3 reviews
"vantage point"
in 3 reviews
"nice stop"
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"parking lot"
in 5 reviews
"plymouth"
in 14 reviews
"princess"
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"tobey"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice and clean, well maintained and kid friendly! Bring a good camera and a bunch of lenses. The ponds and oceans are just breathtaking.

Thank Chris T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do if you are anywhere near Dennis at dusk, it’s free and a great way to spend time during the setting sun. Not a large park but there is free parking. Tip: come early to get a parking spot and a viewing place...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We would have never known this was here if we hadn’t stopped at Nancy’s candy ect. For some fun and treats. The proprietress of this wonderful little shop told us the tower was just 3 minutes from her. So, even though this wasn’t on our...More

Thank Lydia A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This represents an interesting piece of Dennis history. It is a memorial to Charles and Francis Toby, descendants of one of the earliest settlers of Dennis. The family dates back to the late 17th century. Located a short distance off 6A it is easy to find. This...More

1  Thank CATTSAR
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is in a residential are so watch for the sign. Not much parking so could get crowded in season.

Thank korrson
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My Mom has Alzheimer's and has been going to Scargo Tower with all her children since we were young, over 60 years ago. She has fond memories and was still able to climb the tower. She had many memories, and it was great to see...More

2  Thank cbelang1
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Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

You can see from Plymouth go Provincetown. Great local find. Some steep steps - so perhaps not appropriate for those who have difficulty walking/climbing.

Thank HyannisSteve
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Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

A free outing, kids like the climb to the top. Great view of Scargo Lake and ocean beyond. Great sunsets.

Thank Shap1975
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Built in the 1880s as a tourist attraction for the guests at the nobscusett Inn. This stone tower provides a view of scargo lake and all of Cape Cod bay. On clear day you can see from Provincetown to the canal. Great photo ops ,...More

1  Thank DavidBeachlover
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

A small tower with a unique design in the quaint town of Dennis. The entrance from the road has a small sign and it is easy to miss. The place has enugh parking though we were only like 10 people there. The place takes 20mins...More

Thank DrunkTraveler
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Christine C
July 11, 2017|
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Response from Leo B | Reviewed this property |
It is a small open parking lot and tower, no reason to not bring a pet. Enjoy the views!!
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Tod H
April 27, 2017|
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Response from CapeCodCharlie | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I never heard of any Dukes on the Cape just Captains.....After you find the Duke of Dennis I hope you also find the Duke of Earl, yea, yea, yea, yea. LOL
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bbisse
July 14, 2016|
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Response from Ronald E | Reviewed this property |
It's free
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