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Scargo Tower

Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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Perfect sunset views of Cape Cod Bay

Climb the spiral staircase inside this old stone tower for a picture-perfect view of Cape Cod Bay... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Dennis, Massachusetts
On a Clear Day....

For those who want to get a nice view of Cape Cod, Scargo Tower is a great location. Locate on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry M
Marstons Mills, Massachusetts
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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 good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“easy climb” (14 reviews)
Scargo Hill Road, Dennis, MA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a great aerial view of Scargo Lake, this is the place to be!! You can climb to the top of the tower if you desire or not. Either way, great views!!

Thank Ed J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun tale on how the Scargo lake and hill were built (2 different versions). Great view on a clear day from Plymouth to Provincetown. Awesome place for sunset pictures. Beautiful spot to see most of the cape, old church, little villages.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small tower which you cqn climb and see lovely views out to the water and neighbouring towns Unfortunately there is some graffiti which takes away from it slightly. We only stayed about 10 mins but worth a look

Thank NMitchell2014
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Scargo Hill tower was built in the early 1900s in memory of the Tobey family, influential in the town of Dennis. As they say "on a clear day you can see for miles." Visit this site on a clear sunny day and you can see...More

Thank Beaches117
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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!!
Tod H
27 April 2017|
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
15 July 2016|
Response from Ronald E | Reviewed this property |
It's free