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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  • Parking project advisory team announced

    The City of Memphis announced today the advisory team members for the expansion of the Memphis Zoo parking lot. The advisory team members will act as community liaisons and will work with the City and the design team to ensure that public feedback is included throughout the design process. This advisory team includes representatives from […]

  • Checking in on iNaturalist

    It’s been a while since we reported on what’s new with our favorite nature observation and identification program, iNaturalist. You may remember that we launched a field guide to Overton Park’s plants using the platform, followed by a guide to birds. These are both handy tools to use when you’re trying to identify something you’ve […]

  • Overton Park launches pedestrian safety campaign

    Crossing at Poplar and Tucker

    Overton Park is getting serious about pedestrian safety. All six park institutions—Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Levitt Shell, Memphis College of Art, The Links at Overton Park, Memphis Zoo, and Overton Park Conservancy—have signed on to a campaign to increase pedestrian safety in and around Overton Park. This week, a large banner at the corner […]

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