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Fort Hill Rural Historic District

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Awesome fall views

Visited Fort Hill on a guided tour. Awesome Fall views of the salt marsh and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
tina m
Harwich, Massachusetts
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Nice easy hike

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

Reviewed 4 days ago
Plymouth, Indiana
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

Thank tina m
Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

Thank lrltshw
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two parking lots here that offer a short hike to an estuary area with fantastic views and abundant wildlife. There were boats staged in the bays that I assumed were clamming. Wonderful views in all directions. Worth the short walk.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the parking lot there are fantastic views across the marshlands, the estuary and the sea. For those that want to walk there are numerous trails. There were only a few other vehicles there when we visited so it was quiet and peaceful.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 15 September 2017

A variety of trails in length and environment, but all interesting and reasonably well maintained, the boardwalk is patched in places and in my mind will soon need replacing. There is limited parking, two smallish lots and I would imagine in the season it could...More

Thank nicholaswillmott
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Fort Hill is a perfect place for a long and leisurely walk with wonderful ocean and marsh scenery everywhere you look. The walking paths wind up, down and across meadows that slope down from the Hill towards the marshes And the bay, with the National...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We love hiking these trails that feature woods, streams and bogs, as well as the sea. This is not an all-day activity but a wonderful place to spend a couple of hours. There are maps to take (and return if you can) and the price...More

Thank Leonard H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

It's an extremely picturesque view of the ocean and Orleans. There are short trails that you can walk. You can drive and just enjoy the view or sit on the bench and have lunch.

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We had been to Ft Hill several times in the past, but this year we visited the area with a park ranger for a guided walking tour. Our ranger, John Hanlon, was excellent. He was well versed in the history of the area, the fauna...More

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Ron W
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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.
Steve P
14 August 2016|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash