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Riverfront Bridge Park

Morgan Oak Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Overlooks the Mississippi River which can be stunning especially in the fall or during flood... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pamela G
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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Very nice place to stop and visit. The views are fantastic.

Recently stopped here with my husband and 4 year old son. The view from the lookout is really nice... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cary, Illinois
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Morgan Oak Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank lougordon1306
Reviewed 27 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

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Riverfront Bridge Park is a nice place for a walking tour. Take Shawnee Parkway to the last street, (South Fountain Street) turning left before you cross the bridge over into Illinois. Keep to the right on (Morgan Oak Street) at the roundabout. You will see...More

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 25 May 2017

On pretty days, it's fun to go to the lookout and watch the cars on the beautiful bridge, the barges on the mighty Mississippi, and when you're lucky a train go by. It is just a very pretty place and everyone who is there seems...More

1  Thank GrandmaJo1970
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I enjoy walking in the park and reading the information about the history of the area. It's a lovely spot to sit and read a book or relax watching river traffic.

2  Thank Zeannie
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Stayed overnight, so before moving on, we lingered in 'Maha Rushies' hometown and look around. Stopped to take in the view of the mighty Mississippi. Nice, bridge was pretty too. A photo op.

1  Thank emrwb
Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Cape is trying everything to bring people downtown and this viewing point for the bridge across the MS River is part of it. Not much to do but snap a picture and move on...but congrats to the town for doing everything they can to...More

Thank Tom V
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Been here several times. The murals on the town side of the flood wall give a great history of Cape Girardeau. Free parking nearby and is wheel chair accessible. You can walk as much or as little as you like as there is plenty of...More

1  Thank FormerRezPilot
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Built on the Missouri side approach of an old bridge destroyed for the new bridge that is most of the view you are treated to one of the best river overlooks in town. Despite what you may think when approaching on Morgan Oak Street the...More

Thank SwampeastMike
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Shawna S
6 May 2017|
Response from SwampeastMike | Reviewed this property |
First place I would call is Parks and Recreation Department.