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Springfield-Greene County Park Board

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Photos courtesy Springfield Greene County Park Board
Photos courtesy Springfield Greene County Park Board


1923 N. Weller Ave.
Springfield, MO
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About Springfield-Greene County Park Board

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board system includes 102 sites, ranging from neighborhood playgrounds to multi-use recreational facilities. The system includes three golf courses, three family centers, Dickerson Park Zoo, the Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center, several sporting facilities, eight pools and more than 100 miles of recreational trails. Parks facilities host more than 50 national, state and regional tournaments a year in softball, baseball, soccer, hockey, tennis and golf, generating an estimated $13-$15 million for the local economy. 

Dreaming of a stunning outdoor wedding? Many park locations are VERY affordable at $500 or less or choose a gazebo at the Botanical Gardens for just $100/hr. The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has dozens of locations including: Springfield Botanical Gardens, Lake Springfield Boathouse, Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, Jordan Valley Park, Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, Northview Center inside of Doling Park and Park Pavilions. Any of these would make an unforgettable ceremony and/or reception.