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scenic hike with wonderful views

Fort Hill is a pleasant hike--about one mile in total. It's an easy walk with varied views, from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
liamsaunt
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Massachusetts
Beautiful View

We took a ride over to Fort Hill yesterday, wanting to enjoy a great view (we did) and also walk... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bubbartzky
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Killington, Vermont
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fort Hill is a pleasant hike--about one mile in total. It's an easy walk with varied views, from distant water to wooded settings, and across fields. There's a wide variety of flowers to look at. The wooded section is very relaxing. The terrain is not...More

Thank liamsaunt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took a ride over to Fort Hill yesterday, wanting to enjoy a great view (we did) and also walk the paths around the area (we didn't). The views of the marsh, Town Cove and more out to the Atlantic are great but there are...More

Thank Bubbartzky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Hill is situated atop a hill that overlooks the salt marsh and ocean below. This small spot has a lot to offer. Photographers will love the spectacular views and photo opportunities. Families can enjoy a picnic, but bring a blanket as there are no...More

Thank NewEnglandGoodLife
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As there are a lot of spots at Cape Cod you have to pay for, this trail ( and the parking) is actually for free. The trail is approx 1 hour which easy to walk with enough photo opportunities. As closer you get to the...More

Thank retpanda
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After a lunch at the Brewster Fish House, I took my mother to see the view from Fort Hill. SWEEPING CinemaScope view of the Sound in the distance with Marsh grass broken by channels of water in the short distance....just gorgeous: we happily sat in...More

Thank jaseaton
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This site offers beautiful well, maintained trails through grasses, sea roses and woods. A beautiful hike with spectacular views of the inlet marshes and wildlife sightings, this is a treat for adults and kids alike.

Thank MarianneMiller
Reviewed August 2, 2018 via mobile

This is a great area for either a casual drive or as a destination for outdoor activities. The parking lot is small and roads are narrow, if you are in the area and have some time to spare, drive here.

Thank Drbrooks4337
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Fort Hill in Eastham is possibly the most beautiful place you will ever take an easy walk. Situated in the National Seashore, the trails are well maintained with views of the marsh, the ocean and wild flowers galore and woodlands. Kayak launching is available at...More

Thank capesteve
Reviewed July 17, 2018

There are a few different lengths of the trail that you can walk here. The views are amazing. There are two different parking lots.

Thank heatherpI8220KN
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I read about this area in a guidebook, and was not disappointed. It has some of the most stunning views I have see while on the Cape. We visited before sunset, as the light was just changing, but due to the heat and exhaustion of...More

Thank wendy L
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RonW1703
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Response from LJH610 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, but make sure to have a leash and bags to clean up after your dog.
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