Archive | April, 2012

Connecting People to Our Park

This summer’s Speak Up survey was the first step in creating a community vision for Overton Park. One of the problems identified by the survey is the lack of safe bicycle/pedestrian connections into the park from surrounding neighborhoods. We just took our first step to build better connections by installing 300 feet of much-needed sidewalk […]

Old Forest Lane is Resurfaced

The Conservancy requested the help of Mayor AC Wharton to have Old Forest Lane, between the Memphis College of Art and the Rainbow Lake parking lot at the Old Forest, resurfaced. The surface was badly deteriorated, and as this is soon to become even more used than at present (when Overton Bark opens, followed by […]

Become a Park Member Today

Show your love and support for Overton Park by becoming a Park Member today. Your contributions help keep Overton Park clean and green for everyone to enjoy. Park Members receive an Overton Park Members Pack which includes: (1) Overton Park t-shirt, bumper sticker and Conservancy sticker. Family Memberships receive 2 shirts. Park Members also receive exclusive updates, offers […]