Couple walking through The Springfield Conservation Nature Center

Living the Ozarks Outdoors

The scenic Ozarks beckons you outside with lakes, rivers, parks and trails Springfield is located in the heart of the Ozarks and a perfect starting destination for outdoor enthusiasts ready to enjoy the multitude of outdoor activities southwest Missouri has to offer. From crystal clear rivers to…

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Outdoor Adventures with 37 North Expeditions

When Springfield native Danny Collins returned to the Ozarks after a few years living in New York City and then South America, he wanted to use his experience as a hiking guide to get more people to explore the outdoors in the Ozarks. Through his passion for the outdoors and helping others, 37 North…

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Exploring Ozark Greenways

Springfield has over 73 miles of trails for biking, walking, running and active transportation If you're looking for a way to explore the great outdoors in Springfield, the network of trails known as Ozark Greenways is exactly where you need to be. “Ozark Greenways is a small nonprofit here in…

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Angling for the Big Fish

As a loon glides across the calm water of Table Rock Lake, Brian Thompson flashes a carefree grin and points it out to his clients. The beautiful creature is one of many things that will make him - and his guests - beam on this warm summer morning. Guiding his Ranger bass boat to one of his favorite…

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