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Nice view of the river

This small park, which is located where the old Mississippi River bridge used to be, offers a... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Richard B
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Park offers wonderful view of Bridge

This park offers excellent views of the MIssissippi River Bridge and the River. Ideal for a stroll... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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All reviews nice view of the river beech tree oak street mighty mississippi great place to view lookout benches stroll downtown morgan champion mapquest riverfront cape artwork trail louis
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

This small park, which is located where the old Mississippi River bridge used to be, offers a panoramic view of the river, as well as the new bridge. It's a bit off the beaten path, but there are several other attractions nearby. Find a local,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 July 2018

This park offers excellent views of the MIssissippi River Bridge and the River. Ideal for a stroll, picnic or river watching.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank P3902RQwilliamp
Reviewed 28 June 2018

I absolutely loved the view. Took family with us and visited it again.Near the end of summer ..perfect time to go. But don't miss out if you get the chance anytime.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is a must see any time of year but it was especially nice because the weather was beautiful. Thank you.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank clarson2016
Reviewed 3 March 2018

If you're in or near downtown Cape, check out the park. The champion tree is the tallest beech tree in Missouri.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank addiescoggin
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Despite the freezing temperatures outside, we parked and walked around the corner to see the river up close. Holy cow! The river was covered in pieces of ice. The sounds of the mini glaciers hitting each other was awesome.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank ogor
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

A relaxing almost Zen like spot to just forget about troubles for a period of time...the river seems to cleanse the soul as the waters pass by unaware of any strife...

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank tau s
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Overlooks the Mississippi River which can be stunning especially in the fall or during flood situations. It is a great place to view our downtown and our beautiful bridge at night. Nice shady park with benches and a small walking trail adjacent to the lookout.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank 868pamelag
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Recently stopped here with my husband and 4 year old son. The view from the lookout is really nice, but the best part is the part down by the water. The view is amazing, and artwork is fun and watching the trains come by was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank lougordon1306
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This is a very beautiful suspension bridge. We want to see the river and the bride, so we drove over and back as we headed to St. Louis

Date of experience: July 2017
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First place I would call is Parks and Recreation Department.