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Springfield to Willard = 6 miles
Willard to Walnut Grove = 10 miles
Walnut Grove to Wishart = 8.5 miles
Wishart to Bolivar = 11.5 miles
Springfield to Bolivar = 35+ miles
A small paved trailhead parking lot is located in northwest Springfield, on West Kearney Street and Eldon Rd., just west of US-160 (West Bypass).
The trailhead is located on the city bus route and is very close to the Courtyard by Marriott. Springfield has full services and many hotels. Downtown Springfield is about 5 miles away and worth checking out. A unique atmosphere is flourishing on South Avenue's old-fashioned main street. There is a variety of restaurants, theaters, an ice skating rink, arcade and much more.
From Sprngfield, go north on US-160 (West Bypass) to Willard. Exit east (right) to the downtown business district on Jackson St. Trail parking is available at the paved trailhead next to Willard High School on Jackson Street..
From Springfield, go north on US-160 (West Bypass) past Willard, then turn north (right) on Highway 123. After approximately ten miles, turn east (right) onto BB Highway in Walnut Grove. Parking is available at the gravel Walnut Grove trailhead located on BB Highway, a half-mile to the east.
You can also take Highway 13 north from Springfield or south from Bolivar to BB, then go west approximately 10 miles to the trailhead on the south side of BB as you enter Walnut Grove.
Directions to Wishart Trailhead from Springfield
Go north on Highway 13 to Highway 215. Go west on Highway 215 to Morrisville. Take 111th Road north to 514 Road. Go west on 514 a mile or two and you'll see the tiny parking area. FYI - This is a very primitive trailhead. No services in Wishart except a port-a-potty at the trailhead.
Go north on Highway 13 to Bolivar. Take the Highway 32 exit (Business 13). Go east. Just before the downtown square, the street passes under the mural-painted former railroad bridge (now the northernmost trail bridge). Immediately east of the underpass, make a right into the trailhead parking area.
Bolivar has full services, including a hospital, and several restaurants, fast food and a Wal-Mart.
The Frisco Highline Trail is jointly administered by Ozark Greenways, a non-profit trails and greenspace organization, and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board (in Greene County).
P.O. Box 50733
Springfield, MO 65805