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Steep Climb but Worth the Effort

The entrance to the Hubbard Park Tower Trail is not well labeled and rather hard to find. It is at... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
teacher152015
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Lexington, Kentucky
Read This for Easy Directions to the Tower

I couldn’t find online or in other reviews the easiest way exactly to get to the observation tower... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
maryssas
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Winchester, Virginia
via mobile
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We passed through. Wanted to find a playground to stretch our legs. No playground but cool trails and a nice grassy area. We would love to come back and see more one day.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

To access the observation tower, you can climb for 30 minutes behind the capitol building, or drive up and walk less than 10 minutes on a gently sloping trail. After climbing almost 70 steps, the views from the top of the tower were disappointing because the hills were mostly obscured by mature trees.

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Reviewed 29 March 2017

We hiked from the capitol building to the look out tower. Ground was covered with snow, but the trails were nicely packed. Lots of unleashed dogs, which didn't bother me a bit, but might bother some. Trails aren't marked well, but it's a pretty small park. The views from the tower were lovely!

2  Thank Tara S
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

One can spend a few hours at Hubbard Park, enjoy a quiet walk up to the top and look out over Montpelier. A beautiful walk with your dog too.

1  Thank Christine Z
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

So lucky to have this forested gem right in the center of town. Miles of beautifully kept hiking trails groomed for skiing in the winter. My dog and I absolutely could not live here without this park

Thank 30Jan30
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