Climb 123 Steps To The Top Of A Water Tower In Illinois And You Can See Giant City State Park

We all love a view from the top — and a spectacular view is what you’ll get at the observation tower at Giant City State Park in Makanda, Illinois. Located close to the Giant City Lodge, climb just 123 stairs to the viewing platform of the Giant City State Park Observation Tower for an epic bird’s eye view of the park below.

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Have you climbed up the steps of the Giant City State Park Observation Tower for panoramic views of the park below? If you have, please tell us about the experience in the comments. Visit the Illinois State Parks website to learn more about Giant City State Park and the observation tower.

If you find yourself in Hartford, Illinois, stop by the Lewis & Clark Confluence Tower. Make your way to one of its three observation platforms for views of the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.


Address: 235 Giant City Rd, Makanda, IL 62958, USA