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Beautiful Views From Scargo Tower

From the top of the tower On a clear day you can view the beautiful lake below and the dunes along... read more

Reviewed November 14, 2018
Marianne H
Dennis, Massachusetts
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Great view/hard to find

During my trip I found it quite a common occurrence.... you will need a GPS or directions from a... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
Reading, Pennsylvania
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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.
Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tried to visit on Dec. 23rd. Closed for the season. From what I could see,though, it is a great view.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sassyri
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

From the top of the tower On a clear day you can view the beautiful lake below and the dunes along Truro all the way to Provincetown.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marianne H
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Fun historical landmark. Easy stairwell to the top which provides fantastic views of the lake and ocean below.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Roam732115
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

During my trip I found it quite a common occurrence.... you will need a GPS or directions from a local to find this landmark. Maybe a Cape Cod thing? Anyway, it's not well marked so take your time looking for street signs. Not much here,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Close road 6a in Dennis, an easy climb with a view of the water, it was cloudy so view was OK. A five minute stop.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Candy20010
Reviewed August 24, 2018

The view from the tower is very pretty. Watch out for signs since it is easy to miss the turn off. No facilities just a tower and spots for a few cars to park. Worth a few minutes if you are in the area-- it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flo220
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Small little tower that sits atop a hill so that you get one of the most BEAUTIFUL views of the area. Boats in Scargo pond below can be seen, as well as ocean boats a little further out.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lauralanglois
Reviewed June 30, 2018

The tower sits on a high hill so you have quite a view from land. Inside the tower are stairs (quite a few) that lead to the top where you have spectacular views. So even if some people in your party can't climb the tower...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank skitraveler1
Reviewed June 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ChrisT4825
Reviewed June 13, 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank philipu2015
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Mark B
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Travelingover50 | Reviewed this property |
I’m sorry, we didn’t notice. The hill it is on is now paved parking.
Christine C
July 11, 2017|
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Response from leob276 | Reviewed this property |
It is a small open parking lot and tower, no reason to not bring a pet. Enjoy the views!!