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Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park

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Address: 2400 S. Scenic Ave., Springfield, MO 65807
Phone Number: 417-891-1515
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Great place for a stroll.

This is just a great place to take a stroll and get some exercise. You can take the paved trail for miles each way from here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
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Seymour
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76 reviews 76 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is just a great place to take a stroll and get some exercise. You can take the paved trail for miles each way from here.

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Springfield
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

When you go you will find it hard to believe that every plant and most of the maintenance is done by volunteers. The numerous plants and shrubs have a little sign to let you know what the name of them are, which is very helpful. Very proud of all the people who have a hand in making this a true... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great running trail and beautiful scenery. The Japanese Garden is a really beautiful and peaceful little get away.

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Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

There are many beautiful gardens to see, some seasonal and the butterfly house in the summer and the Japanese garden are awesome.

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Springfield, Missouri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This park has it all. A large pond/small lake full of wildlife to observe, beautiful flower gardens to explore, playgrounds for the kiddos, a butterfly house to marvel in, picnic areas for families, the Japanese Stroll Garden - something for everyone.

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Springfield, MO
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Green/Close Memorial Park in Springfield, MO is a 111 acre site that has nine different gardens, walks/trails, butterfly house and a typical Ozark farmstead and play ground. There is always something to do at this park. There are plenty of no cost activities, but a few of the venues have fees. This is a... More 

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Battlefield, MO
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

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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6 reviews 6 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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150 reviews 150 reviews
22 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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