Lover’s Leap is 5 acres of park atop a bluff on the south edge of town, directly off highway 79. Entrance sign is marked. A shelter, barbecue grill, benches, historical information and a lighted flag are there. It offers a panoramic view of Hannibal, the Mississippi River and miles across into Illinois.
There is also an historical marker about the Legend of Lover’s Leap, along with a memorial to three Hannibal boys who disappeared in the area during the construction of Route 79.
1132 Mo. 79
Hannibal, MO 63401
BBQ Grill: Yes
Picnic Tables: No
Basketball Court: No
Ball Field: No
The Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department has developed Scavenger Hunts to encourage visitors to Hannibal parks. These free activities allow participants to learn more about Hannibal Parks and to earn a free treat from a local business in the process!