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Fort Hill Rural Historic District

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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very beautiful views

There are a few different lengths of the trail that you can walk here. The views are amazing. There... read more

Reviewed yesterday
heatherpI8220KN
Stunning Views

I read about this area in a guidebook, and was not disappointed. It has some of the most stunning... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“penniman house” (14 reviews)
“town cove” (4 reviews)
“parking lot” (16 reviews)
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-349-3785
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"penniman house"
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"town cove"
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"parking lot"
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"sea captain's home"
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"red cedar"
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"bird watching"
in 4 reviews
"wild flowers"
in 4 reviews
"short hike"
in 4 reviews
"swamp trail"
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"salt marsh"
in 8 reviews
"hidden treasure"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely walk"
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"main trail"
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"beautiful sight"
in 3 reviews
"walking trails"
in 6 reviews
"gorgeous views"
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"poison ivy"
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Reviewed yesterday

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the finest vantage points on the cape you can see Orleans Harbour as well as many beautiful homes dotting the shoreline. The sky changes in design and color depending on the time of day. There is also a trail which you can take...More

Thank Chiquis926
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

This is always a must see when friends are visiting the Eastham area. The view of the Orleans town cove, the salt marsh and the ocean are spectacular. The walking trails are very easy too.

Thank zandclank
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We were surprised by the numbers of cars here, at the top of a hill overlooking Cape Cod water. It was so busy, in fact, that we almost didn’t have parking and there was not a good way to turn around and leave. Luckily, since...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Stunning views of the marshes leading to the ocean, with Coast Guard Beach in the distance. Terrific birding, as this is on the migration path and also has grasses, Marsh, wooded areas, etc. great walking path. Wonderful place in all seasons.

Thank Beverly H
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

Fort Hill is a wonderful place to visit in Eastham, MA. There is a hike that offers many sights. There is also a sea captain's home to view. Check the hours to view the home as they are limited.

Thank R&RKensington
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited Fort Hill on a guided tour. Awesome Fall views of the salt marsh and the surrounding meadows. Tons of historical relevance. Thoreau saw the beauty and it is still here to treasure.

1  Thank tina m
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Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful area, nice easy hike. It is a bit muddy in places so I’d recommend wearing boots! The house nearby is stunning.

1  Thank lrltshw
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Reviewed October 13, 2017

There are two small parking areas here, the first very close to the Perriman House and the second up the hill and looking out to sea. There were only about six cars between the two areas, so parking was easy, not so in the high...More

Thank phil52_10
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Yes it is, but make sure to have a leash and bags to clean up after your dog.
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Yes, on a leash
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