Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Crescent St., Duxbury, MA 02332
General park information (508) 747-5360
Monument tour information (508) 208-0675
Historic site
Dogs Allowed

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The 116-foot tall granite Myles Standish monument is dedicated to the 17th-century pilgrim military leader. The monument sits on a hill overlooking the Atlantic ocean, and when the monument is open, visitor can climb the 125 steps to the top. Tours are also available.


General reservation hours

Sunrise to sunset

Monument tours (May 27th — Sept. 3rd)

Sunday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am-5:00 pm


Free onsite parking available in lot.


A person walking through trails.


Explore wooded trails surrounding the monument.

All Activities

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Educational programs


  • Picnic area


  • No alcohol
  • No littering

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Climb to the top of Myles Standish Monument

The monument is open to the public during summer months (check above for hours).

Climb the 125-step granite monument that overlooks Plymouth Harbor. At the top of the monument, enjoy a panoramic view of Southeastern Massachusetts, from the Blue Hills to Cape Cod.

  • All children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Rain and heavy winds will close the monument.
  • The monument is not wheelchair accessible.


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