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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  • Overton Bark fountain repairs and closure

    Overton Bark fountain

    We’re sure you’ve noticed that Overton Bark can get a little bit soggy after a rain, especially in the area around the water fountain. We’re happy to let you know that this problem should soon be a thing of the past. Beginning this week, we’ll be closing the all-dogs side of Overton Bark to make […]

  • Proposals would improve parking, sidewalks

    Walking on the Greensward

    Overton Park offers shady picnic areas, two playgrounds, a dog park, and miles of trails. The park is also fortunate to have so many cultural institutions all sharing space. Having a world-class zoo, art museum, art college, and performing arts facility all nestled within a beautiful park is a rare privilege, amounting to a treasure […]

  • When is a match in the forest a good thing?

    Answer: When it’s part of ioby’s matching gift campaign–this week only! Raise your hand if you’ve ever gotten a little lost while walking in the Old Forest. Or if you’ve run several loops of the limestone trail and wanted to know how far you’ve traveled. A new Overton Park Conservancy project will make navigating the park’s […]

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