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Fort Hill Rural Historic District

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Terrific views, peaceful atmosphere

A variety of trails in length and environment, but all interesting and reasonably well maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
Stunning views of National Seashore

Fort Hill is a perfect place for a long and leisurely walk with wonderful ocean and marsh scenery... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bob M
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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank MeridenTravelers
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Hiking at Fort Hill offers a variety of trails, all quite easy, and amazing views of Nauset Marsh and Cove. It's quiet, full of wildflowers and full of birds and butterflies (in July).

Thank Red2830
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This place is full of wildflowers and offers gorgeous views of the bay. You can walk easy trails to the water and learn about the history hear.

Thank lindasun
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Me and my husband decided to visit this area after breakfast. We had no idea what to expect. Upon arriving there are two parking lots, one closer to the Penniman House and another one at the top of the top of the hill, which is...More

1  Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Hubby walked here every night after dinner - really enjoyed the history in this place tucked in off route 6 in eastham

Thank abarry2017
Reviewed 23 June 2017

What a surprise the Fort Hill Trail was. There are two parking areas that connect to a loop trail; I recommend driving to the upper/furthest one, because it affords a much better view of the entire area - a 360 panorama. It's a "natural attraction",...More

2  Thank TheMeadowsTravel
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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