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Hot Springs Mountain, Hot Springs
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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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  • a fun little drive up the mountain to overlooks of the surrounding area. We drove up the cute little switchbacks to a couple nice scenic overlooks late in the afternoon. It was not busy, just a few ot...  more »
  • It requires long walks. You can even drive. Feels like you are inside a forest. A must see place during fall as the trees have vibrantly colored leaves during fall 
  • There are several walking trails for hikers of various skill levels. The drive up the mountain is a well maintained road that winds its way to the top where you can view the entire city of Hot Springs...  more »