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Scargo Tower

Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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A small gem

A small tower with a unique design in the quaint town of Dennis. The entrance from the road has a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
DrunkTraveler
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Boston, Massachusetts
Beautiful View

The view from the parking lot is good, but you must climb to the top to experience the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Jeremy W
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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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.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“great view” (32 reviews)
“easy climb” (15 reviews)
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Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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Reviewed 10 October 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
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The view from the parking lot is good, but you must climb to the top to experience the breath-taking panorama. Views can be had of Provincetown, and Plymouth to the west.This is the third tower built on this site - the first, built of wood...More

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed 4 October 2017

This iconic landmark is a must-see attraction, not only for the spectacular view of Cape Cod Bay, but because it shows up everywhere in photos and in the literature of the Mid-Cape. Unlike it's big brother, Pilgrim Monument in Provincetown, this is an easy climb...More

Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 26 September 2017

For sightseeing tourists this place is a must see, boasting a 360 surround view that is spectacular every way you look.

Thank Jack U
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Climb the spiral staircase inside this old stone tower for a picture-perfect view of Cape Cod Bay and Scargo Lake. Great quick stop on a tour along Route 6A, during the day or even better at sunset. There's are a few parking spots but it...More

Thank CapeBeachGirl
Reviewed 14 September 2017

For those who want to get a nice view of Cape Cod, Scargo Tower is a great location. Locate on a hill above Scargo Lake, this very climbable tower offers a panoramic view of Cape Cod with views of Provincetown in one direction and back...More

Thank Terry M
Reviewed 11 September 2017

If you are in the area, you will not regret stopping here. There are just 37 steps but you can see Provincetown on a clear day. We loved the view and my daughter loved having her picture taken at the top of the tower, just...More

Thank Judy L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you're in the area, a quick visit to Scargo Tower will enrich your familiarity with the surrounding area. The view from the top is fun and it's a quick visit for the entire family or by yourself. Free!

Thank bassfinder
Reviewed 7 September 2017

if's available 24 hours a day and it is free. It's an easy 38 step climb to the top of the tower and you have an opportunity to take some excellent pictures. Do it! please don't take any kind of markers with you because enough...More

Thank 849geraldd
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

While visiting friends near Boston, they took us to the Cape for the day. What a surprise when they surprised us driving up this steep side road to this tower. A short climb up a metal circular staircase and......a BEAUTIFUL 180 degree view overlooking the...More

Thank cwhite8181
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Christine C
12 July 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
27 April 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
15 July 2016|
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Response from Ronald E | Reviewed this property |
It's free
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