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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  • Birds and question marks

    Golden-crowned kinglet

    Today was the final day of the 2017 Great Backyard Bird Count, an annual citizen-science effort presented by the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. So far during this four-day event, more than 100,000 checklists have been submitted from all over the world by people who spend as little as 15 minutes […]

  • Recap of today’s parking steering committee meeting

    The parking steering committee heard three excellent presentations today from teams led by LRK, A2H, and Powers Hill Design. The committee will announce its choice soon, and we’ll let you know as soon as a decision has been made. In the meantime, we wanted to tell you a few of the things that excited us […]

  • 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 […]

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