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Fort Hill Rural Historic District

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Well-worth a visit!

Hiking at Fort Hill offers a variety of trails, all quite easy, and amazing views of Nauset Marsh... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Red2830
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Rhode Island
Lovely views, easy to find

This place is full of wildflowers and offers gorgeous views of the bay. You can walk easy trails to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lindasun
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Massachusett
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“parking lot” (14 reviews)
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-349-3785
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank jorozco203
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

1  Thank TheMeadowsTravel
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Someone commented dogs allowed on leash. Not true! Bobwhites! Nice hilly trail with spectacular views.

Thank Dermoidontheroad
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The house is interesting and recently painted. The guide, an army air Corp veteran was most knowledgeable, but defiantly do the loop hike from the parking lot. Open meadows and nice woodland.

Thank jim m
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss the short side-loop to the pavilion at Skiff Hill, where you can see a boulder with grooves used by Native Americans to sharpen their tools.

Thank Astrify
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Friends told us not to miss this pretty spectacular place to walk - some wonderful trails to wonder through the Historic District - with a variety of vegetation, history, and ocean views. You can park at the first lot and hike out to the Indian...More

Thank pasowine
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Although this is part of the National Park Service, there is no fee. As you enter you drive past the Captain Penniman House. Although it is usually closed, we found out too late there are occasional tours of the interior. Regardless, it is a very...More

Thank danieloW7812SH
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Ron W
4 September 2016|
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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.
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Steve P
14 August 2016|
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Response from Karen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, on a leash
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