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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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  • The view from here is really nice. It's a comfortable and enjoyable park. You can enjoy it simply by driving up in your auto for a scenic route or get out and explore. Do get out of your auto at the p...  more »
  • This is one of those very special places you simply must see when in Hot Springs. You enter onto the mountain just past the Arlington Hotel and start the memorable climb toward the top. The drive is f...  more »
  • We were at the tower on a rainy afternoon, but the clouds broke for a beautiful evening. A definite must see in Hor Springs  more »