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Nathanael Greene / Close Memorial Park


  1. Botanical Center
  2. Butterfly House
  3. Gardens
  4. Lake
One of the Park Board’s premier locations for everything “green thumb”, Nathanael Greene / Close Memorial Park is home to the new Springfield-Greene County Botanical Center. The 113-acre park boasts a number of gardens maintained by volunteers. Visitors can learn about plant life through events, demonstrations, volunteer opportunities, signage and a new “guide-by-cell phone” tool. Lake Drummond sits on the south of the property with a link into the Ozark Greenway’s South Creek Greenway. The park also features the Dr. Bill Roston Butterfly House, The Gray-Campbell Farmstead, Master Gardener Demonstration Gardens and the Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden.

Visit Botanical Center web page for more information on the facility.

: 113 Acres