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Parks Pick-Me-Up

The Springfield-Greene County Park Board is launching a new series called Parks Pick Me Up, where our staff, partners and visitors share fun things to do and see in our parks.

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Aug 13

Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden Reopens

Posted on August 13, 2020 at 1:12 PM by Kara Remington

Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden
2400 S. Scenic

Taiko drumroll please… today, we celebrate the reopening of Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, at Springfield Botanical Gardens at Nathanael Greene/Close Memorial Park! This 7.5-acre walled garden was created in 1985 with authentic Japanese landscaping, celebrating Springfield’s long-standing Sister CIty relationship with Isesaki, Japan. It features a large koi pond, a moon bridge, meditation garden, tea house, meandering paths and stepping stones. The garden is maintained in partnership with @Springfield SIster Cities Association and @Friends of the Garden. It’s a perfect day trip for all ages, with a sense of discovery around every corner! Hours are Wednesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., closed Monday and Tuesday. Admission is $4/adults, $2/kids 12 and under.

Tag(s): Video, Explore, Botanical

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