Lover’s Leap

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.

Lover's Leap - Hannibal, MO - Picnic Table

Lovers leap

Park Address

Lover’s Leap
1132 Mo. 79
Hannibal, MO 63401


Acres: 5
Restrooms: No
BBQ Grill: Yes
Picnic Tables: No

Playground: No
Basketball Court: No
Ball Field: No