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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  • City Council accepts funds; Greensward design process to follow

    Memphis City Council voted yesterday to accept $250,000 each from Overton Park Conservancy and the Memphis Zoo, clearing the way for the City to sign a contract with Powers Hill Design. This means that the Greensward project design should kick off soon. We’ll be providing updates as they happen, and we hope to hear from you […]

  • A Day of Merrymaking 2017 Recap


    Not only did our community come together to raise $1 million to take back the Greensward, you also came out and had a great summer party with us! Our fifth annual Day of Merrymaking brought in more than $70,000 that we’ll use to maintain and beautify the park, and we had a great time as […]

  • $1 million raised!

    We are thrilled to announce that we have met our goal to raise $1 million for the Greensward project! We are overwhelmed with gratitude for the support of nearly 1,000 donors from all over the country, but mostly right here at home. If you ever wondered how much Memphians love and value Overton Park, the last […]

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