Get Out in Nature

Curated by: Kayla Thompson, Cape Girardeau Public Library

Do you love the outdoors and want to stay fit? Want an activity for the whole family? Get out in nature and take a hike! Here are a few titles to help introduce you to some of the area’s best hiking spots.

Hiking Mid-Missouri: Scenic Trails of the Heartland by Darcy Folzenlogen
Hiking Mid-Missouri is a great guide for people of all ages, but especially for families, naturalists, and weekend explorers that are ready for a hike throughout 4 different areas in Central Missouri.

Hiking Missouri by Kevin M. Lohraff
The author of Hiking Missouri is a natural history biologist, state park naturalist, and former national park ranger–so you know that he’s not going to lead you astray when he’s selected 102 of the best routes in Missouri just for you!

Hiking Illinois by Susan L. Post
Hiking Illinois has over 107 scenic hikes for you to explore and discover the history, land, plant life, and animal life!