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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  • St. Jude Marathon 2016

    This year’s St. Jude Marathon will be run on Saturday, December 3.  Because part of the marathon course runs through Overton Park, we wanted to let you know what to expect that day so you can plan your visits to the park accordingly. The race begins downtown at 8:00 a.m., and streets around the perimeter […]

  • Why does it cost $1,000 a day to operate Overton Park?

    Redeemer sponsorship

    You may have noticed some new signs appearing in the park recently giving special thanks to businesses, organizations, and individuals who have generously contributed to park operations. The signs include some eye-catching numbers, and we’ve gotten some questions about them. “It really costs $1,000 a day to operate the park? Where does that money go?” […]

  • An update on the parking project

    Greensward

    Overton Park Conservancy recently had our kickoff meeting with the City Engineering department to discuss the parking reconfiguration project. The City engineers have created an initial conceptual layout for the reconfiguration. The next step is to develop a scope of work that will inform the RFP for design firms. We estimate having a signed contract […]

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