Exploring the Great Outdoors

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Legion Lake

Nearly ten acres of fantastic winter Rainbow Trout fishing! Summer fishing has bass, crappie, blue gill, catfish and sunfish. Lake has a boat ramp, fishing jetty, pavilions, picnic tables and bathrooms. Open daily sunrise to sunset.

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.

National Shrine

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal is a Roman Catholic church and former Seminary in Perryville, MO. Established in 1818 it is the historic seat of the American Vincentians. Visit this historic church along with its Rosary Walk.

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.”