Services listed below are within one mile or so of trailheads.
Food: Nearest is Courtyard Marriott, ¼-mile east on Kearney Street; Fast food further east
Lodging: Nearest is Courtyard Marriott and LaQuinta, ¼-mile east on Kearney
Other: Historic downtown Springfield is about 5 miles southeast of trailhead with many services and nearby lodging options; A signed on-street bike route network connects the trail into town - head east on Kearney Street to Fullbright Avenue and follow the signs; There is a city bus-stop in front of this trailhead. Local city buses can carry two bikes on the front rack, and more inside if space allows.
Restroom/Water: Yes, across the street at Willard City Pool (Open: 9AM -10PM spring to fall, weather dependent in winter); There is a convenience store at mile marker 5.5, and also between mile marker 8-9 at the junction of highways 160 and 123.
Food: A few unique local places across the street from the Willard Trailhead on the "old main street" called Jackson Street; Plenty of fast food nearby; There's a popular local diner next to the convenience store between mile marker 8-9 at junction of highways 160 and 123
Other: Right on the trail is Frisco Trail Mini Storage Bike Depot & Rest Stop at 4175 N. Willard Rd. There are picnic tables and bike storage. Stop in for a cold soda.
Lodging: Not yet!
Restroom/Water: Gas station convenience store on old main street, 1 mile west on BB, turn south at light
Food: A mile west of the trailhead on Highway BB at Highway 123 is Walnut Grove's main street, the gas station/convenience store there has a small amount of groceries
Lodging: Free bicycle camping is available at Walnut Grove City Park with reservations by calling (417) 788-2596. Free camping is also available at 7 C's Winery which is a couple miles from the Walnut Grove Trailhead.
Other: 7 C's Winery is about a mile west of the trail at 502 E. 560th Rd., Walnut Grove, MO, www.7cswinery.com; The TransAmerica U.S. Bicycle Route 76 is the premier national coast-to-coast on-road bike route that crosses the Frisco Highline Trail on Highway BB! Created in 1976, the route connects Astoria, Oregon, to Yorktown, Virginia - 4,250 miles. Don't be surprised if you hear cyclists speaking French or German as they pass by. For more about the TransAmerica route, go to www.adventurecycling.org
Restroom: Port-a-potty at trailhead
Other: At mile 25, the Highline Bridge is the longest bridge on the trail at 317 feet long!
Restroom/Water: Yes, in pavilion (Open: 8AM-3PM, weather dependent in winter)
Food: A mile east of the trailhead is the historic downtown Bolivar Square with several unique local eateries; Plenty of fast food options south of downtown on the main drag, Business 32/Springfield Street
Lodging: Country Inn (417)326-8004, Bolivar Super 8 (417)777-8888
Other: Covered pavilion with picnic tables; La Petite Gemme Prairie cuts through the trail at mile marker 32, a unique pristine native Ozarks prairie managed by the Missouri Prairie Foundation and the Missouri Department of Conservation; Farmers Market on the trail at the south end of Bolivar; Historic downtown Boliver square; www.bolivarchamber.com
The Frisco Highline Trail is jointly managed by Ozark Greenways, a non-profit trails organization, and the Springfield-Greene County Park Board (within Greene County).
P.O. Box 50733
Springfield, MO 65805
Terry Whaley, Executive Director - firstname.lastname@example.org
Lori Tack, Program Coordinator - email@example.com
Mary Kromrey, Development & Civic Engagement - firstname.lastname@example.org
John Montgomery, Frisco Highline Trail Manager - email@example.com