Clark Tower Winterset City Park

Clark Tower in Winterset City Park deserves its own post! This amazing three level, 25 ft high monument sits towering on a hill overlooking beautiful Iowa countryside. Clark Tower WInterset


Place/Event: Clark Tower
Location: Winterset City Park – enter from S. 9th Street on SE corner of town, follow road to the right past stone bridge.
Cost: Free
Grade/age range: K-12
Group size: large or small 
Hands-on: Yes
Stroller friendly: Yes 
Bathrooms: NO – Nothing at the top by the tower (Modern restrooms in lower part of park by playground.
Water: No
Food: No

A long one direction dirt road leads up to Clark Tower. Vehicles longer then 20 ft are not allowed.

Clark Tower WIntersetClark Tower is a monument honoring early pioneer settlers Caleb and Ruth Clark. Dupont Castle lists some interesting historical information.

For young kids – the castle is an escape into their imagination and a fairytale that comes alive! Kids can be explorers through the woods, stumbling upon an old abandoned castle, fight dragons (a.k.a daddy) and take pretend play to a whole new level!

Clark Tower WInterset

Clark Tower WInterset

Don’t forget your camera! Photo ops are endless here!

Clark Tower WInterset

The views are beautiful. Clark Tower Winterset is just overall fabulous!

Clark Tower WIntersetTake time to enjoy the area! A short hiking tail winds through the timber. This is not a loop, so you must turn around and walk back out the way you came in.

What adventures did your family have at Clark Tower Winterset?

Check out the fun around Winterset and Pammel State Park!




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