Hot Springs Mountain Tower, Hot Springs

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Observation Deck · Tourist Spot
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Take in a sweeping view of Hot Springs National Park and the Ouachita Mountains from the top of Hot Springs Mountain Tower. Give yourself a workout by climbing the steps of this 66 m (216 ft) tower, or opt for the more direct, less strenuous route via elevator. The observation level has an enclosed area as well as an open-air one, so you should be comfortable no matter the weather. Do be careful of wasps during warmer seasons, though, if you opt to take the stairs. To visit Hot Springs Mountain Tower and get the most from your holiday in Hot Springs, create itinerary details personal to you using our Hot Springs journey website.
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  • We drove up to the Mountain Tower to discover there is a $10.00 per person fee. We opted not to take the elevator ride to the top because of the cost. The park itself has not entry fee. 
    We drove up to the Mountain Tower to discover there is a $10.00 per person fee. We opted not to take the elevator ride to the top because of the cost. The park itself has not entry fee.  more »
  • The views from the top of the tower are great and the middle floor had a lot of interesting history of the area. We also liked the nice gift shop on the ground level. They had clean bathrooms too. 
    The views from the top of the tower are great and the middle floor had a lot of interesting history of the area. We also liked the nice gift shop on the ground level. They had clean bathrooms too.  more »
  • One of the few places in Hot Springs that I would revisit. The drive up to the tower was fun and the views were fantastic. 
    One of the few places in Hot Springs that I would revisit. The drive up to the tower was fun and the views were fantastic.  more »
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  • So very pretty, and also very interesting. The gift shop is kind of pricey, but the lookout tower views make up for it. The staff is so nice, upbeat, and pleasant to interact with. To put it simply, the staff was refreshing. I highly recommend!! If you’re in the military or are a first responder, they will give you a discounted rate, so be sure to bring proof or an ID if that applies to you.
  • Hot Springs Mountain Tower is a must see when visiting HS, Arkansas for sure! You get a beautiful view of the town below and surrounding mountains. Makes for nice photos. I've gone twice and would go again next time I vacation in Arkansas. Gift shop always has cute things to choose from. My husband bought me birthstone stud earrings the first time we went and a lovely ring the second time. Being way up high is always so exciting!
  • Great views but very windy! Recommend bringing a jacket if you visit the outside observation deck! The inside observation deck is the level below it, but the views are better from the very top of the tower. Wish we got to see the sun set all the way. Unfortunately, their hours say it closes at 5pm, but the tower actually closes at 4:30pm. Wish they would extend their hours, especially during the summer when the sun sets later because the views would be beautiful! Admission was $10/person and parking is free.
  • The Hot Springs Mountain Tower is a decent place to visit for tourists. It shows you an amazing view of the Hot Springs area. The shop below has some great souvenirs and an elevator for visitors to conveniently get to the top. The elevator does not have air conditioning though and neither does the indoor area at the top of the viewing site. The views at the top does have a great vantage point and is a amazing place for photos. There is also a 3 1/2mi trail if you decide to hike/walk to the tower. It's a scenic route with park and Hot Spring details and information posted all throughout the walkway path. If you enjoy high views and local history I recommend this location.
  • Easily accessible from the main road, plenty of free parking including for Handicap accessible Vehicles. The drive up is very nice with some view points. You can also walk up to the top There was not a long wait to buy tickets or for the Elevator to go up. You can also walk the stairs if you like. Excellent 360 view from the top with plenty of Historical Photos and information. There is a nice shop where you purchase the tickets.

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