Trail Services

Services listed below are within one mile or so of trailheads.

Springfield Trailhead
Mile 0

Parking: Yes
Restroom: No
Water: No
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.
www.springfieldmo.org

Willard Trailhead
Mile 6

Parking: Yes
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!

Walnut Grove Trailhead
Mile 16

Parking: Yes
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

Wishart Trailhead
Mile 24.5

Parking: Yes
Restroom: Port-a-potty at trailhead
Water: No
Food: No
Lodging: No
Other: At mile 25, the Highline Bridge is the longest bridge on the trail at 317 feet long!

Bolivar Trailhead
Mile 35+ (extra due to road detour)

Parking: Yes
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

Contact Us

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).

Ozark Greenways
P.O. Box 50733
Springfield, MO 65805
(417) 864-2015
www.ozarkgreenways.org

Terry Whaley, Executive Director - terry@ozarkgreenways.org
Lori Tack, Program Coordinator - lori@ozarkgreenways.org
Mary Kromrey, Development & Civic Engagement - mary@ozarkgreenways.org
John Montgomery, Frisco Highline Trail Manager - john@ozarkgreenways.org