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Parks & nature in Springfield

Trail
“Paved and unpaved trails perfect for walking with family or going for a trail run. You might even see some deer!”
14 locals recommend
Park
“Has a beautiful Japanese stroll garden, butterfly house, and place to picnic. Great park!”
11 locals recommend
Zoo
“Dickerson Park Zoo is a zoological park located in Springfield, Missouri that has more than 500 animals that represent 160 different species. It is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums since 1986.”
7 locals recommend
Park
“This park is part of a longer trail. You can rent bikes. Or just take a long walk or run.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely Japanese Garden that’s not expensive. Beautifully lit up at Christmas time!”
4 locals recommend
Park
“Take the family for a walk and enjoy this old and delightful park. Have a picnic or bar-b-q or take advantage of the playground. ”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Great little park in the middle of Springfield, right next to Hammons Park, home of the Springfield Cardinals and Missouri State Bears baseball. ”
1 local recommends
Park
“This 114-acre site with several gardens & a butterfly house offers plant demonstrations & education.”
2 locals recommend
Gym / Fitness Centre
“Walking Trail, playground, Pavilion. Chesterfield Family Center indoor pool and fitness center. ”
1 local recommends
Park
“Although this is located in Springfield. Great riding trail and you can get on it in Ozark.”
2 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends
Park
“Most people don't know this even exists. Not much as far as amenities, but beautiful place and great for picnics and wandering around nature”
1 local recommends
Park
“Another quick walk down the bike/hike trail brings you to this park that has a bubbling creek, playground, and swimming pool in the summer. ”
1 local recommends