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Riverfront Bridge Park

Morgan Oak Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Great place to take visitors

On pretty days, it's fun to go to the lookout and watch the cars on the beautiful bridge, the... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Fantastic view of the Mississippi River and bridge

I enjoy walking in the park and reading the information about the history of the area. It's a... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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Morgan Oak Street, Cape Girardeau, MO
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Reviewed 24 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

Thank GrandmaJo1970
Reviewed 12 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.

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.

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

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
Reviewed 5 November 2016

The new bridge, which is a stunningly beautiful piece of engineering, is seen in all its glory from this little park. The view of the bridge and the river is stunning, and it's a great place to sit and get away from the hustle and...More

Thank cgreen1121
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Grab one of the benches on the hillside overlooking the river. Amazing bridge one direction, remnants of old bridge to the other and Mighty Mississippi in front. Tree filled landscape adds to delightful visit. Take time to read the photo boards -- submarines here in...More

Thank Barb K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Your link to mapquest sent us to the middle of the hood. Might want to look on a different page for this one.

Thank Ron K
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very pretty view, awesome bridge. The park was very pretty, with some large old trees and a shaded paved walkway.

Thank Connie C
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Shawna S
Is there a way to look in to having a wedding on the premises? I've seen this before but could someone point me in the direction of who to call?
6 May 2017|
Response from SwampeastMike | Reviewed this property |
First place I would call is Parks and Recreation Department.