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Posted on: March 31, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Springfield parks closing, greenway to remain open

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – All parks in the City of Springfield will be closed effective midnight, Tuesday, March 31.

The Springfield Greenway will remain open. Parking for the greenway will be available at the Legion Field/North Main Street trailhead and J. Travis Price Park. Garner Street Park will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Anyone choosing to walk the section of the greenway between North Main Street and Garner Street Park must be prepared to return to North Main.

The Legacy Golf Course remains open at this time. Precautions have been taken to ensure compliance with CDC and state guidelines regarding COVID-19. Those include: limiting carts to only one golfer and disinfecting carts after each round, limiting the number of people in the clubhouse, and ensuring distance between groups.

“We appreciate the public’s cooperation and understanding as we work to prioritize the safety of our community and staff,” said Gina Holt, Springfield City Manager.

Please continue to visit the city’s website ( for the most up-to-date information and to view an A to Z Service Directory.

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Candice Tillman
Public Affairs Coordinator
City of Springfield

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