The spring is located in the Ozark hills and is just 30 miles away from Springfield, Missouri. Although the spring can be difficult to locate, it is easy to find. The superior water quality and beautiful scenery make it worth the effort. Take Hwy 125 SE, Sparta MO, about 6 miles to Chadwick. Once there, turn L onto Chadwick Rd. Follow the road for about 5 miles until you reach Swan Creek bridge. Continue on the main road for about 3 miles to cross the smaller creek. After crossing the creek, continue on the road for about 1 mile to Monarch Rd. You will find the trailhead 100 yds ahead of you on the R. From there, walk south along a trail which becomes a rocky valley and then continues SE towards the creek. To get to the spring, you'll need to follow a creek upstream and cross it multiple times. There is no tapped line, and the flow can vary greatly so you should be ready for siphoning or bailing the water from the rock bottom. DeLorme's state map shows spring.


1124, Loving Ridge Rd, Chadwick, MO 65629, US

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