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Treat yourself to a scenic drive through the park any time of the year. Full camping hook-ups are available at the campground overlooking the Mississippi River, while primitive camp sites are available in the upper camp ground in the woods. Several opportunities for hiking and...More
A wonderful place for a quick stop or a longer stay depending on your preference. Easy to navigate and definitely one of the parks I feel safest at. Plenty of camping and hiking opportunities and scenic views to take in. Follow the main road to...More
Located about 8 miles north of Cape Girardeau, this is a very nice recreational park with comping facilities, hiking trials, areas for swimming, fishing, boating and cooking. It is also a reminder of the forced relocation of a number of Cherokee Indian groups who crossed...More
This is one Missouri state park you will want to put on your list of places to see, if you are visiting the Cape Girardeau, MO area. You will find walking trails, campgrounds, a large lake, with a nice sandy beach, a very nice visitor's...More
Trail of Tears State Park is a really pretty park located along the mighty Mississippi River. We have been there during all four seasons, and each one has it's own unique beauty. You will see deer, so drive carefully. If you also enjoy visiting this...More
We drove out to the Trail of Tears park, not realizing the Museum/Visitor Center was closed. We walked a ways on the boardwalk but then decided to drive to the Overlook. There's a nice view of the Mississippi River. We'll have to plan ahead next...More
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They have a designated swimming/wading area, which is roped off. (As best as I can remember it does have a sandy bottom). Depending on how much it has been raining, and the water run off will be the determining factor in how... More
They have a designated swimming/wading area, which is roped off. (As best as I can remember it does have a sandy bottom). Depending on how much it has been raining, and the water run off will be the determining factor in how clear it will be. (People do fish in their boats in the deeper areas of this lake). Picnic tables are nearby as well as clean restrooms. It is usually pretty active in the summertime.