Welcome to the National Trail Parks and Recreation District, an extensive network of over 1,000 acres of beautiful parks and recreation facilities and nearly 20 miles of multi-use trails. Our agency represents a Joint Recreation District between the City of Springfield and Clark County. Under this arrangement, our staff members are dedicated to providing quality green spaces, facilities, services, and recreational activities for all residents of Clark County.

We envision a vibrant community built on people, parks, and programs. Whether you’re seeking to enjoy nature, learn about local history, improve your personal health, or connect with your neighbors, it’s time to hit the National Trail.

Administrative Office: 1301 Mitchell Boulevard, Springfield, OH 45503
Phone: (937) 328-7275 (PARK)
Fax: (937) 328-3966
Email: nationaltrail@springfieldohio.gov
Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Closed Holidays
Weather Information Line:  24 hours a day, (937) 324-7645

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Annually, National Trail has more than 97,000 program participants in hundreds of sports, recreational, cultural and nature programs.


Discover Parks and download our season activity guide to learn about the various activities and programs being offered this season.