Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Address

Crescent St., Duxbury, MA 02332

Phone

General park information (508) 747-5360
Monument tour information (508) 208-0675
Historic site
Dogs Allowed

Details of Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Overview of Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

High atop Captain's Hill, 200 feet above sea level, stands the Myles Standish Monument, a 116-foot granite shaft crowned by a 14-foot statue of Captain Myles Standish, military leader of Plymouth Colony. When the tower is open, visitors can climb 125 steps to a small viewing area at the top. The monument offers a panoramic view of the South Shore-church spires, several 19th-century lighthouses, Duxbury Beach, Plymouth Harbor, and the Blue Hills.

Hours for Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Dawn to dusk

The park road and tower are open Saturdays, and Sundays from 10:30am to 6pm through the end of November 2018, weather permitting.

In case of inclement weather, call (508) 208-0675 to see if the monument will be open.

Parking at Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

Free onsite parking available in lot.

Activities at Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

A person walking through trails.

Hiking

Explore wooded trails surrounding the monument.

All Activities at Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

  • Biking
  • Hiking
  • Educational programs

Facilities at Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

  • Picnic tables are available in the summer

Restrictions at Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

  • No alcohol
  • No littering

More info for Myles Standish Monument State Reservation

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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