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A very nice hike with great views

I found this place by accident, just flowing brown sign. the parking lot is small so it probably... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Auckland Central, New Zealand
Nice Nature Walk

Fort Hill Trail is a scenic walk in Eastham, MA. It is relatively short and not strenuous. It... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
Yorktown, Virginia
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I found this place by accident, just flowing brown sign. the parking lot is small so it probably is crowded in summer time. the views are pristine looking south to the far beach. The area is quiet and good for bird watching or just taking...More

Thank waiake1
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Fort Hill Trail is a scenic walk in Eastham, MA. It is relatively short and not strenuous. It takes you though different types of landscapes, tree canopy, open field, and edge of the marsh. It links up with the Red Maple Swamp Trail which is...More

Thank jayharper2016
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Two visits in the days. Great view. Nice trails. Birds. You can hear the surf. Beautiful at sunrise and sunset.

Thank robertrI7741KJ
Reviewed September 10, 2018

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 September 7, 2018 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 September 3, 2018 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 August 21, 2018 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 August 20, 2018 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
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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