Playgrounds at Tom Watkins Park

Come play at Tom Watkins Park where you’ll find tennis courts, an outdoor basketball court, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, open shelters, play equipment, and an 18-hole disc golf course.

Playgrounds at Silver Springs Park

Silver Springs Park features a newly-updated swimming pool, playground, basketball courts, tennis courts, a ball field, picnic tables and grills, restrooms and a large pavilion.

Playgrounds at Nichols Park

Nichols Parks has so much to enjoy for the whole family – a lighted baseball field, tennis and pickleball courts, a soccer field, outdoor basketball courts, a drinking fountain, picnic tables & grills, restrooms, pavilion and playground.

Playgrounds at Gillenwaters Park and Tennis Courts

Gillenwaters has 12 lighted tennis courts, picnic tables and a playground, making it a perfect spot for a fall evening!

Playgrounds at Ewing Park

Enjoy the weather at Ewing Park! They also have a ballfield the Spokes BMX track, tennis courts, a playground and picnic tables.

Playgrounds at Meador Sports Complex and Park

Looking for a number of activities in the middle of town? Visit Meador Sports Complex and Parks! Here you’ll find 5 lighted softball fields, a lighted baseball stadium, 2 lighted tennis courts and Pickleball courts. Meador Park includes swimming and wading pools, outdoor basketball courts, playground equipment, picnic tables, grills and a drinking fountain.

Run at Fulbright Spring Greenway Trail

Fulbright Spring Greenway Trail is a gorgeous trail that begins at Ritter Springs Park and travels east underneath Highway 13 past David C. Murray Trailhead, Lost Hill Park, and ends at Truman Elementary School. It is currently 6.98 miles long. This trail was recently named a National Recreation Trail, marking our region’s fifth National Recreation Trail!

Run & Hike at Sac River Mountain Bike Trails

Sac River Mountain Bike Trails This 300-acre Springfield-Greene County city park offers over 14 miles of interconnecting single-track trail through the woods in northwest Springfield. Built by volunteers in 1996, it’s popular with mountain bikers from beginner to advanced, and for trail running and hiking too. The perimeter trail is about 2 miles, and a cell phone tower marks the northeast corner of the perimeter.

Run at Dirt 66 Trails at Fellows Lake

Dirt 66 Trails at Fellows Lake While Fellows Lake itself offers a plethora of activities in its beautiful setting, the trails here are the best our city has to offer for new mountain bikers. Much of the trail is considered beginner level, while some of the downhill is more intermediate. It’s easy to pick a section to ride, and come back another day for some new dirt!

Frisco Highline Trail

The Frisco Highline Trail winds 35 miles through the scenic Ozarks and it connects Springfield to Bolivar, Missouri. The trail was designated a National Recreation Trail by the National Park Service and American Trails in 2004, is the Ozarks’ premier scenic rail-trail, and has a rich history.