Ozark Greenways

Fassnight Creek Greenway

Fassnight Creek Greenway is in the heart of Springfield, south and west of downtown and Missouri State University. It currently passes through Fassnight Park, and goes under Campbell, Bennett and Jefferson avenues, and connect by road to Phelps Grove Park. It will eventually be extended west to Jordan Creek and Wilson's Creek greenways. Phelps Grove Park is a stop along The Link, a 7-mile north/south bicycle-pedestrian route connecting Doling Park to Twin Oaks Park.

POINTS OF INTEREST: Fassnight Park's beautiful historic native Ozarks rock vernacular architecture is used on the park's bridges and its gorgeous historic rock poolhouse; Fassnight Creek winds through the wooded park and hosts a variety of wildlife and native plantings; Phelps Grove Park is another beloved historic Springfield park, showcasing a unique native Ozarks rock pavilion; Springfield Skate Park.

Parking & Trail Access

Parking is available at Fassnight Park at 1301 S. Campbell Avenue, and there's an on-road connection westbound Bennett Street to Phelps Grove Park at 950 E. Bennett Street. Or come by bike or on foot!

Map

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Gallery


Length

1.2 miles

Terrain

Concrete paved surface - Minimal inclines

Accessibility

Walkers, runners, bicyclists, in-line skaters, wheelchairs, baby strollers

Hours

Open during daylight hours only

Interactive Map

Greenway Etiquette

Bicyclists
  • Show courtesy, greenways are for all users.
  • Yield right-of-way to pedestrians.
  • Keep to the right (except to pass).
  • Always pass on the left and give ample room.
  • Before you pass a pedestrian or another bicyclist, slow down and either ring a bell or politely call out “passing on your left”.
  • Stay single file in congested conditions.
  • Ride at a safe speed and enjoy the view.
All Users
  • Share the greenway; be considerate  of all users.
  • Keep to the right side of the greenway.
  • If you stop, step off the greenway.
  • Turn down volume on earphones so that you can hear other greenway users.
  • Keep dogs on a leash and clean up after your pet.
  • Report trail hazards in Greene County to Springfield-Greene County Parks at 864-1049.
  • Call 911 to report crime.

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