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Hot Springs Mountain, Hot Springs

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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Hot Springs Mountain Tower is a 65.8 metre (216-foot) high observation tower built of lattice steel on Hot Springs Mountain at Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA. Construction began in 1982, and the structure was officially opened to the public on June 3, 1983.The tower is the third to be built on the mountain. In the nineteenth century, a 75-foot wooden observatory was constructed on the site. This tower was later struck by lightning and burned to the ground. In 1906, the wireless telegraph tower from the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition was relocated to the mountain and renamed the Rix Tower; it stood for there 69 years, finally being torn down in 1975 due to instability.
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  • Loved our experience at the Mountain Tower this past weekend. The views were amazing from the top of the tower....recommend a jacket and a rubber band if you have long is windy. The second l...  read more »
  • Hiked on Hot Springs Mountain on 10/09/16. Started @ the Dead Chief Trailhead @ the Army & Navy Hospital. Trail was steep @ the beginning but then became less challenging. Then crossed over to the Hot...  read more »
  • One of the unique things about hot springs national park is that most of it is accessible by car, not just hiking. This 3ish mile drive provides good views of the city and bath house row. Bring some f...  read more »
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