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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  • Greensward update: Less than $200K to go + a new match

    24 states have supported the Greensward project!

    With about three weeks left before our June 11 deadline to raise $1 million, we’re excited to announce a $250,000 pledge from a generous friend of Overton Park Conservancy! This brings our total to date over $813,000. With your help, we can raise the remaining funds and begin the planning and design process that will return the […]

  • Red hot entertainment at A Day of Merrymaking

    A Day of Merrymaking 2017 poster

    This year’s Day of Merrymaking family festival heats up the Greensward on Saturday, June 3 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. Because it’s June in Memphis, we’re expecting a warm day and loading up with features to help you beat the heat: a water tag maze, a water slide, food trucks with cool drinks and Italian ice, […]

  • Bucks for Birds: Best of Migration

    Indigo bunting

    Now that Bucks for Birds is over, I wanted to share my favorite photo of each species that I captured over the past few weeks. In many cases, my favorite photo was not the one I initially posted (thanks for coming through, summer tanager!). I’ve added a few species from May (Acadian flycatcher, blue-headed vireo, […]

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