Mark Twain Overlook

See the sunsets Mark Twain raved about from Mark Twain Overlook in Muscatine, Iowa. Named for the famous writer who is said to have spent a summer working at the local paper, the overlook not only provides a great vantage point for watching the sun set (and rise), but also offers a view of Muscatine's downtown and southern corridor, as well as the lighted Norbert F. Beckey Bridge.

Enjoy a meal with friends and family at one of the five picnic benches at the top of the overlook, surrounded by beautiful landscaping, and even learn a bit of Muscatine history by reading the kiosk about notable Muscatine resident, Charles Young, who helped dream the Great River Road into being.

The overlook is placed at the former location of Musatine'sĀ first radio station, KTNT (Know The Naked Truth) which was run by the eccentric Norman Baker from 1925-1931.

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Latitude: 41.427176 Longitude: -91.035169 Elevation: 583 ft
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Accessibility Notes

Handicap accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome at Mark Twain Overlook.

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