Best trails in Springfield, Missouri

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Looking for a great trail near Springfield, Missouri? AllTrails has 19 great trail running trails, hiking trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Stockton State Park or Fassnight Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Springfield Conservation Nature Center or Busiek State Forest and Wildlife Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 18 easy trails in Springfield ranging from 0.8 to 34.9 miles and from 1,122 to 1,332 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Springfield, Missouri
Top trails (19)
#1 - Springfield Conservation Nature Center Trail Loop
Springfield Conservation Nature Center
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 57 m
Open Daily 8:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. from March 1 to October 31, and 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. during the remainder of the year. Please No pets, bicycles, or roller blades, hunting, fishing or alcohol.Show more
#2 - Sac River Trail
Ritter Springs Park
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
#3 - Lake Springfield Park Trail
Lake Springfield Park
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Length: 2.2 mi • Est. 1 h
#4 - Valley Water Mill Pond Loop
Valley Water Mill Park
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 4 m
A pleasant multi-use trail with crossover bridges and small meandering creeks. The lake is popular for fishing. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved or natural surface (past the dam) and typically at least four feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle with a couple of steep sections (8%-12%) at about 0.4 and 1.1 miles. Wheelchair and stroller users may need assistance in the steep sections or if the natural surface section is too uneven.Show more
#5 - Frisco Highline Trail
Springfield, Missouri
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Length: 34.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
This is a new paved trail that follows the Old Railway tracks through the great Ozarks. There are a few road crossings along the route. There are many entrances along the way to the Trail. You can hike or bike as far or as short as you want. There are great views of the several different aspects of the Ozarks from farms to small towns along the route that have interesting stops. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved asphalt and typically at least eight feet wide. The grade is mostly gentle (all estimated 5% or less) so most wheelchair and stroller users will likely be able to navigate this trail. There are several stops along the way with benches for resting.Show more
#6 - Galloway Creek Greenway
Lone Pine Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
A popular paved biking and walking trail with a mix of urban and rural views. Accessibility: The trail surface is paved asphalt and typically at least six feet wide. The estimated grade is mostly gentle, all 5% or less.Show more
#7 - Fellows Lake Trail
Springfield, Missouri
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Length: 5.0 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
#8 - South Creek Greenway Trail
Springfield, Missouri
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 19 m
#9 - Wilson Creek Greenway Trail via Tal's Trailhead
Springfield, Missouri
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Length: 11.9 mi • Est. 5 h 7 m
#10 - James River Greenway Trail of Honor
Springfield, Missouri
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 42 m
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