Ozark Greenways Celebrates Connection of Wilson’s Creek and South Creek Trails

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Ozark’s Greenway’s is inviting the public to celebrate the connection of Wilson’s Creek and South Creek Greenways this Saturday, June 4.

“We’re proud that our efforts have created year-round recreational opportunities, wildlife habitat, positive economic impacts, health and wellness benefits, enhanced transportation options, a sense of community, and opportunities for the disabled,” said Terry Whaley, executive director of Ozark Greenways.

The event is accessible from Farm Road 123, just northwest of the intersection of State Highway FF (West Bypass) and James River Freeway.

The June 4 celebration includes:

  • 8:30-9:30 a.m. — Yoga on the Trail
  • 10-10:30 a.m. — Trailhead Dedication and Ceremony
  • 10:30-Noon — Ozark Greenways 25th Anniversary Celebration

The celebration also marks Ozark Greenways’ 25 years of working to preserve and enhance the Ozarks’ natural heritage for public use and enjoyment.

The first 100 adults and 50 kids to arrive at the event by trail (on foot or bicycle) will receive a free t-shirt. This event is free and everyone is encouraged to attend. Event sponsors are Missouri Foundation for Health and Andy’s Frozen Custard.

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