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Citizens developing Springfield's greenway trail network for biking, walking, running and active transportation.

Springfield has 70 miles of greenways, and 81 miles of on-street bike routes!

There's something for everyone regardless of age, abilities or interests. Whether you're new to the trails and routes, or you stay up on the latest additions to the network, these facilties play a crucial role in our community's personal and environmental health, economic vitality and quality of life. We could go on and on about the benefits, from protecting our air and drinking water supply to addressing our obesity epidemic. Best of all? They're fun!

Greenway Trails

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Connecting people and places in Springfield since 1991

Greenways trails (also called "linear parks") preserved ribbons of nature throughout Springfield that typically follow stream corridors, and sometimes abandoned railroad right-of-way. These hard-surfaced paths have minimal grade and provide free public access for non-motorized uses; bicycling, walking, running, skating and wheelchair access.

Ozark Greenways is a public-private partnership working closely with both private supporters and governmental agencies in order to make Springfield's greenway trail network a reality. Planning, advocacy, fundraising, easement acquisition, construction, promotion, public education and urban forestry stewardship are all activities of Ozark Greenways.

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Greenways Benefit Us All

We like to say, if Springfield had greenways connecting everyone throughout the community, we could save a lot of money on health care, environmental issues and more! Heck, there might not be a problem that greenway trails can't help fix... If you agree that these greenspace cor…

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Member Spotlight: Ozark Adventures

Ozark Adventures is a long-time sponsor of Springfield's greenway trails! When asked what he thinks of Springfield’s growing trail network, John Haik has plenty to say. You won’t hear him bragging about his longtime financial support of Ozark Greenways, but his pride in our comm…

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