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Fort Hill Rural Historic District

Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
+1 508-349-3785
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Morning in the marsh

This site offers beautiful well, maintained trails through grasses, sea roses and woods. A... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MarianneMiller
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Boston, Massachusetts
Drive Here

This is a great area for either a casual drive or as a destination for outdoor activities. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Drbrooks4337
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Concord, New Hampshire
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A scenic and historic walking trail managed by the Cape Cod National Seashore.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“penniman house” (14 reviews)
“parking lot” (16 reviews)
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Fort Hill Road, Eastham, MA 02642
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+1 508-349-3785
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"penniman house"
in 14 reviews
"parking lot"
in 16 reviews
"sea captain's home"
in 3 reviews
"red cedar"
in 3 reviews
"bird watching"
in 4 reviews
"wild flowers"
in 4 reviews
"short hike"
in 4 reviews
"swamp trail"
in 4 reviews
"hidden treasure"
in 2 reviews
"leisurely walk"
in 2 reviews
"main trail"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful sight"
in 3 reviews
"nauset marsh"
in 7 reviews
"poison ivy"
in 4 reviews
"walking trails"
in 5 reviews
"gorgeous views"
in 3 reviews
"bug spray"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This site offers beautiful well, maintained trails through grasses, sea roses and woods. A beautiful hike with spectacular views of the inlet marshes and wildlife sightings, this is a treat for adults and kids alike.

Thank MarianneMiller
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great area for either a casual drive or as a destination for outdoor activities. The parking lot is small and roads are narrow, if you are in the area and have some time to spare, drive here.

Thank Drbrooks4337
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fort Hill in Eastham is possibly the most beautiful place you will ever take an easy walk. Situated in the National Seashore, the trails are well maintained with views of the marsh, the ocean and wild flowers galore and woodlands. Kayak launching is available at...More

Thank capesteve
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are a few different lengths of the trail that you can walk here. The views are amazing. There are two different parking lots.

Thank heatherpI8220KN
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

I read about this area in a guidebook, and was not disappointed. It has some of the most stunning views I have see while on the Cape. We visited before sunset, as the light was just changing, but due to the heat and exhaustion of...More

Thank wendy L
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

One of the finest vantage points on the cape you can see Orleans Harbour as well as many beautiful homes dotting the shoreline. The sky changes in design and color depending on the time of day. There is also a trail which you can take...More

Thank Chiquis926
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Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is always a must see when friends are visiting the Eastham area. The view of the Orleans town cove, the salt marsh and the ocean are spectacular. The walking trails are very easy too.

Thank zandclank
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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

We were surprised by the numbers of cars here, at the top of a hill overlooking Cape Cod water. It was so busy, in fact, that we almost didn’t have parking and there was not a good way to turn around and leave. Luckily, since...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Stunning views of the marshes leading to the ocean, with Coast Guard Beach in the distance. Terrific birding, as this is on the migration path and also has grasses, Marsh, wooded areas, etc. great walking path. Wonderful place in all seasons.

Thank Beverly H
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Fort Hill is a wonderful place to visit in Eastham, MA. There is a hike that offers many sights. There is also a sea captain's home to view. Check the hours to view the home as they are limited.

Thank R&RKensington
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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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