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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  • Access improvement updates

    As we move closer to a solution for the park’s traffic and parking issues, we wanted to provide some quick updates on other projects that will enhance park accessibility. North Parkway Improvements In 2013, Overton Park Conservancy applied for a Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) grant on behalf of the City. TDOT awarded $422,000 to the City to […]

  • A Day of Merrymaking 2016 Recap

    Bungee wall

    We had another year of great fun in the sun at June 4’s Day of Merrymaking festival. The rain held off until after the event, and everyone who attended enjoyed a record number of vendors and food trucks, a water slide and rock wall, arts and crafts, cornhole and Bubble Ball, plus fantastic music from […]

  • Officer Verdell Smith Memorial Run

    Please join OPC and Breakaway Running this Wednesday, June 8, at 6:30 PM to walk, run, and share your support for the family of Officer Verdell Smith, who was killed in the line of duty this weekend. Donation proceeds to go to the fund established for Officer Smith’s family. The first 300 to donate $20 or […]

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