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Outdoor Initiatives


Outdoor Initiatives provides adventure trips, outdoor recreation programs & education at an affordable price to the community. Leave No Trace guidelines are followed on all excursions. Scholarships may be available, call 833-8647. Office location: Valley Water Mill Park, 2450 E. Valley Water Mill Rd.


  1. Bike
  2. Camp
  3. Cave
  4. Float
  5. Hike
  6. Youth


  1. Bike and Lunch


    Work up an appetite while spending the morning biking through open pastures and along wooded creeks all around Springfield. Cycle along the Wilson’s Creek and South Creek Greenways from Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park to Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park, 5-6 miles. After riding, we will provide lunch to enjoy at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park! Shuttle back to Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park and lunch Included. Bring your own snacks, water, personal bike and helmet (helmet is required). Register by Nov. 6

    AGE
    11 yrs. and up (11-17 yrs. with an adult)
    DATE
    Sat., Nov. 7
    TIME
    10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
    LOCATION
    Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park
    FEE
    $30/Person