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Hot Springs Mountain, Hot Springs

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Observation Deck
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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  • There are some picnic tables and you can see some hot springs. There is a cool tower at the top that you can go up in. Make sure to bring your national park pass!  more »
  • Beautiful overlook of al of Hot Springs.....a little hard to actually see Bathhouse Row because of the trees.....the leaves were just coming out when we went up there for the view....you can see forev...  more »
  • Take your time and drive up the mountain! There are a number of places you can pull over to wander on some trails. There is a great picnic spot, complete with tables and rest rooms! If you enjoy long ...  more »