Overton Park is a 342-acre public park in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee. The park contains a nine-hole golf course, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis College of Art, Memphis Zoo, Levitt Shell, Rainbow Lake, Veterans Plaza, the Greensward, two playgrounds, and a 126-acre Old Forest State Natural Area. Learn more.

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  • Updated parking reconfiguration proposal released

    February 2018 concept

    Thanks to everyone who attended tonight’s public meeting regarding the Greensward project. The City has posted the concept and a detailed explanation on its new website, and is asking for feedback on the concept through February 28. Meeting attendees asked a variety of excellent questions; those will be posted along with the team’s answers by […]

  • Greensward project public meeting set for 2/21

    You helped us raise more than $1 million to return the Greensward to Overton Park. Now you’ll have an opportunity to see the latest iteration of the project design and provide your feedback at a public meeting. On Wednesday, February 21 at 6:00 p.m., join us in the IMAX Theatre at the Pink Palace as Powers […]

  • $25,000 #GivingTuesday match, plus the return of Make a Gift, Get a Pic

    This week we celebrate another Giving Tuesday, when people all across the country take a break from holiday shopping to support the nonprofit organizations working to make the world a better place. In our little corner of it, we like to use this occasion to flood social media with beautiful photos of the Old Forest. […]

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