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Scargo Tower

Scargo Tower Review

On a clear day, you'll have unbeatable views of Scargo Lake, Dennis Village's scattered houses below, Cape Cod Bay, and distant Provincetown from the top of this tower. A wooden tower built on this site in 1874 was one of the Cape's first tourist attractions; visitors would pay 5¢ to climb to the top for the views. That tower burned down, and the present all-stone 30-foot tower was built in 1901 to replace it. Winding stairs bring you to the top; don't forget to read the unsightly, but amusing, graffiti on the way up. Expect crowds at sunrise and sunset.

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  • Address: Scargo Hill Rd., off Rte. 6A or Old Bass River Rd. Dennis Village, MA 02638 | Map It
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Daily sunrise–sunset
  • Location: Dennis
Updated: 05-13-2013

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