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Clark Tower, Winterset

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  • Whether driving or hiking, this lovely little watch tower is a landmark that could be easily missed for locals and tourists alike. I think you're completely missing out if you don't take in the trail ...  more »
  • Love the drive up to this amazing place. It's so nice to visit. We have been several times and enjoy every time.  more »
  • I enjoyed stopping here while checking out the bridges in the county. Cool structure and great photo op. Climbing to the top revealed a great view as well.  more »
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  • This was a cool little structure that you can either walk to or drive to if the gate is open. it's about a mile and a half to get there. While it was kind of a cool little structure, The view was just so so and it was a little precarious climbing up the metal ladder. we preferred the Hedge maze that is located in the park. There are also other things to do in the park like see a Covered Bridge, there's a play structure, and some other interesting tidbits. so well I wouldn't drive very long just to see this Tower there are other attractions to see in close proximity with in the park that would make this worth a trip out of your way.
  • A fun place to explore and hike. Beautiful in the fall. I'd only suggest SUV or Trucks to travel on the gravel road.
  • Sadly, I never found the entrance. My GPS led me down a treacherous road to the entrance of a waste water plant and a "no entry" sign. I then found another entrance that was marked as a county park but was closed off by an iron gate. I then realized that I had no phone service in the area so I then opted for cheese fries at a local cafe.
  • Not much to do here but its a great scenic spot that's pretty well hidden up the trails if you're looking for a leisure hike.
  • Lovely little spot.

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