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Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

Address: 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO 65807
Phone Number: 417-891-1515
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Ranked #2 of 22 Attractions in Springfield
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Battlefield, MO
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

There are many reasons to visit this park: both for the extensive, manicured trails, lake and waterfall browsing, or just admiring the natural scenery. However, frequently there are even more reasons to visit this park with their many festivities throughout the year. There is always plenty of parking, no matter how large the event, but you may have to do... More 

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Springfield, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It's always fun to take a walk around the big pond with my little sister, and there are stops where she can play. Or I can go alone and jog. People are usually friendly. In the summer, the flowers are absolutely beautiful. I love to go and take pictures just for fun.

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Dallas, Texas
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144 reviews 144 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This place is right out very pretty in of its self... Now when you add the changing colors of the tree leaves what an awesome view!! There are so many things to do here and trails to walk and many play grounds for little ones to play at.... If you are into bird watching this is the place to be,... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

It's the best park in Springfield for those that like to walk and see city nature. The best park for kids would be Rutledge Wilson Farm Park. Lots of trails and several attractions/areas within the park that are unique. I enjoy going there for a jog or bike ride. The kids love the ducks (which you aren't allowed to feed... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

There are so many things to do here, and the park is beautiful, With the lake, gardens, playgrounds, bike trails, butterfly house, and more you could spend hours here! In my opinion, this is Springfield's best park.

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Euless, Texas, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of our favorite places to visit while in Springfield. They have been doing a lot of renovation and it shows. It is a beautiful ground and has a great walking/running trail around it.

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Rileyjr
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a relaxing place to enjoy God's creation. This well kept park is a great place for family photographs or any special event. There was a wedding party having a photo shoot the last time we were there. Our event was a ice cream social with friends. There were plenty of tables, shade, and open space to play bocce... More 

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Houston, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and walked around here in the early afternoon. It was very nice! Beautiful area with nice walking paths.

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Tulsa
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Beautiful, well maintained grounds and gardens. Clean and felt safe. Great place to take pictures. Leashed dogs and doody bag stands around. Easy sidewalks. Benches and lots of grass to run and play, or take it easy. A pond to watch the geese floating on and looked like areas to enjoy events, though there was nothing going on when we... More 

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Morrisville, Missouri
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We love taking the kids and letting them explore and run and play and I love the beautiful backgrounds that I can catch in the pictures I take of my kiddo's.. We always have a great time when we go here.

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