Exploring the Great Outdoors

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Lithium Spring

This natural lithium spring has been sought out for healing properties since the mid-1880s. The spring is around 7.7 miles from Perryville.

Lutheran Heritage Center & Museum

The Lutheran Heritage Center of the Perry County Lutheran Historical Society has a state-of-the-art museum with a world-class family research library. The site interprets the 1839 German-Lutheran immigration to Perry County, Missouri.

Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is a tribute to the dead and missing soldiers of the United States’ longest and most unpopular war. Perryville, Missouri, building begins on the only full-sized, black granite wall replica.

Old Appleton Bridge

The bridge crossing the Apple Creek was built in 1879 connecting Perry and Cape Girardeau Counties. The only iron bridge in Missouri still in its original location.

Perry County Barn Quilt Tour

The Perry County Barn Quilt Trail is a self-guided tour of thirty-one barn quilts hung in Perry County, Northern Cape County and Northern Bollinger County in Missouri. Visible from the public roadway you can enjoy a customized route of your choosi

Perry County Community Lake

This area is mostly forest with some fields. Facilities/features: picnic area, archery range, boat ramps, fishing jetties, and Perry County Community Lake (103 acres).

Perry County Courthouse

The two-and-one-half story red brick Romanesque Revival-style courthouse was built in 1904 in the center of a courthouse square in Perryville, the county seat. Scheduled tours available.

Perry County Genealogical Research Library and Archive Center

The center opened in early 2015 and has a vast amount of information concerning Perry County and its citizens. Located within the Perryville Higher Education Center at 108 S. Progress Drive (2nd floor, Room 204), Perryville, MO 63775. The Library

Perry County Geocaching

What a treasure hunt! Perry County can boast nearly three dozen geocaches hidden within it boundaries. Get on board the geocache craze! Various levels. Tons of fun! How many can you find?

Perry County Military History Museum

Perry County Military History Museum opened on Veteran’s Day in 2012. The museum’s mission is to honor and recognize Perry County Veterans. The museum has been described as a “hidden gem in Southeast Missouri.”

Perry County Museum

The Perry County Museum is a time capsule of Perry County eras gone by. Housed in the two-story home that Joseph and Mary (Broeker) Duerr built in 1881 this historical museum will transport you back to times forgotten.

Perry Park Center

Facilities in the Park Center include an enclosed year-round aquatics center, gymnasium, racquetball courts, a meeting room, a free weight room, a cardiovascular room, an elevated walking / jogging track and a performing arts center which offers f