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Address: East Cape Rock Drive, Cape Girardeau, MO
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This is a 21-acre city park on the north side of Cape Girardeau offering...

This is a 21-acre city park on the north side of Cape Girardeau offering great overlooks of the Mississippi River. It has no website of its own, but can be found mentioned in the city's website that I listed.

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Not the Only Inland Cape, But the Most Well-Known

Cape Girardeau isn't the only "cape" around here Posted Friday, July 25, 2008, at 3:39 PM Most think the state of Missouri is landlocked. Not so much. Not only does it’s eastern... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
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Cathedral City, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Cape Girardeau isn't the only "cape" around here Posted Friday, July 25, 2008, at 3:39 PM Most think the state of Missouri is landlocked. Not so much. Not only does it’s eastern edge border the Mississippi, it happens to contain one of the few (if not the most well-known) inland capes in the country. Cape Girardeau, Missouri, got it’s name... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

While not as prominent as in decades past when much of the stone was removed to allow the railroad, Cape Rock Park is still the only place to understand why Cape Girardeau is the only inland named "cape" in the country. It offers excellent views of the river and excepting the railroad and a now unused pump house is nearly... More 

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Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri
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122 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

so not worth the time or the trouble to find it. kinda dirty and uncared for. The stairs didn't look safe to go on if you have problems with balance

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Thank BroncoRB
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107 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

Great overlook of the river. Not much here. But work a quick stop. Not a lot of parking. Don't bring an RV. Not enough room.

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Hays, Kansas, Usa
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

We are history buffs so we enjoyed finding out more about the area and watching the Mississippi from this vantage point.

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Jackson, Missouri
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248 reviews
76 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

Short drive from downtown, well worth the time! The Mississippi River is wide at this point, great access for watching barges & trains!

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Columbia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

This park really wasn't worth going to; if you want a pretty view of the river, go to Trail of Tears State Park. When I went to Cape Rock Park, it wasn't well maintained. There was trash everywhere and the flag poles were bare. There is nothing to do besides look at the river and hardly any where to sit... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is a pretty park and overlook area of the mighty Mississippi River. (My parents had their first date at "an old rock fountain," that is on the left going up to this viewing area). Keep the kids and pets close, because the road is narrow on top, and driver's views are somewhat obstructed.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

This is a very pretty part of Cale. The view is very nice and the cliffs and the river is a bonus. It's right on top of a hill, so you can look out. Perfect for bird watching clubs.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015

Historic monument denotes a wonderful place to see the Mississippi at it's best! This is a romantic place at nights for those that enjoy a bluff view with a loved one. Enjoy!

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