Sequiota Park Lake & waterway Improvements



Project Updates

News release for Oct. 27, 2011 ribbon-cutting

News release for Nov. 5, 2010 groundbreaking

Project Facts

Location: Sequiota Park

Objectives: This project will provide a much needed facelift to the natural water environment of Sequiota Park by improving safety, water quality and aesthetics while focusing on sustainability and environmental protection of this historic park.

Design Features:

  • Reconstruct Galloway Creek channel to reduce erosion and improve safety and aesthetics
  • Clean and enhance Sequiota Lake to improve water quality and functionality
  • Upgrade deteriorated bridges across channel, near the cave and at the lake spillway
  • Provide additional parking for this popular park destination

Other Important Notes:

  • Natural and native materials will be used throughout the project
  • Pervious concrete will reduce runoff from the new parking lot
  • Wildlife will be managed in accordance with recommendations from the Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Tree preservation and protection will remain a priority
  • The park and greenway trail will remain open to the public at all times


Assistance Provided By:

  • Missouri Department of Conservation
  • Audubon Society
  • Tree City USA Committee
  • Ozark Greenways

Cost: $1,800,000

Funding Source: 2006 County-wide Parks Sales Tax Lake/Waterway Improvements

Completion: Fall 2011

Design Engineer: Olsson Associates

City Project Engineer: , 864-1876

Contractor: Hartman & Company


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Contact Us

Busch Building
PO BOX 8368
840 Boonville Avenue
Springfield, MO 65802
Tel: 417.864.1988