Large Parks
Walking in Overton Park
Walking in Overton Park
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The following parks are over 100 acres in size. You can select those with links for more information or pictures.

Audubon Park - 4145 Southern Ave.
  • 373 Acres
  • Photo Gallery
  • Finalist in the 2007 Commercial Appeal's "Memphis Most Awards" in the "Most Perfect Park for Pets" category.
  • Leftwich Indoor Tennis Courts, 4145 Southern,
  • 4 Indoor and 8 Outdoor Tennis Courts
  • The Links at Audubon: 18 hole golf course, golf practice range. Golf Clubhouse @ 4160 Park Ave.
  • Picnic Area and Play equipment
  • 2 Picnic Pavilions, 1 mile fitness trail, and lake
  • Botanic Garden, 750 Cherry Road
Walter Chandler Park - Horn Lake @ Raines
  • 151.80 Acres
  • Lakeview Senior Citizens Center
  • Play equipment and picnic area
  • West Zone Office.
The Links at Davy Crockett - 4380 Ridgeline Road
  • 290 Acres
  • 18 hole golf course
Memphis Fairgrounds - 940 Early Maxwell Blvd.
  • 158 Acres
  • Grounds designed by Geo. Kessler. Partial list: E. Parkway Gates, Shelby Co. Bldg. 1908, Fairview School 1930, Former Montgomery Park Track 1884,
  • Formerly had Memphis Jockey Club circa 1909
  • AutoZone Liberty Bowl Football Stadium,
  • Childrens Museum,
  • Mid South Coliseum
  • Football/Track Stadium
  • Mid South Fair
  • Various Activity Buildings, and Maintenance Compound
Firestone Park - Millington Road @ Robertson
  • 317 Acres
  • Football/track stadium with restroom/concession.
The Links at Fox Meadows - 3064 Clarke Rd.
  • 160.43 Acres
  • 18 hole golf course with clubhouse
The Links at Galloway - 3815 Walnut Grove
  • 104.20 Acres
  • 18 hole golf course with clubhouse
  • Developed by H.W. Brennan
  • Finalist in the "Most Gorgeous Golf Course" category of the 2007 Commercial Appeal's "Memphis Most Awards"
  • Named "Best Golf Course" in the 2007 Memphis Flyer "Best of Memphis" competition.
  • Deeded to city as part of Red Acres subdivision
  • Local residents walk the perimeter of the course. Watch out for golf-balls.
John F. Kennedy Park - 4577 Raleigh-LaGrange Road
  • 260.57 Acres
  • 9 lighted softball fields and 2 soccer fields with concession and restrooms
  • Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Center,
  • Northeast Zone Office,
  • Nature trails, 2 pavilion, play equipment,
  • Maintenance facilities
  • 1/2 mile fitness trail.
M.L. King Park (Riverside) - South Parkway @ Riverside
  • 379.32 Acres
  • Indication of Burial sites from multiple periods.
  • Design by Geo. Kessler, 1902 w/ Parkway system and Overton Park
  • The Links at Riverside: 9 hole golf course with new clubhouse
  • Boat ramp and marina
  • Picnic area, 3 pavilions, and play equipment
  • Ball field and 4 lighted tennis courts
  • Lake and scenic river views
Mississippi River Greenbelt - Greenbelt Island Dr. @ Auction Ave
  • 102 Acres
  • Boat ramp
  • Mississippi Riverwalk and scenic river views
  • 1 1/2 one way trail with no loop - from Auction North to end of park.
  • Under "Riverfront Development Corporation" Management
Overton Park - 2080 Poplar
  • 342.30 Acres
  • Photo Gallery 
  • Finalist in the 2007 Commercial Appeal's "Memphis Most Awards" in the following categories: "Most Bikeable Route", "Most Picnicable Point", and "Most Perfect Park for Pets".
  • Second Place in the "Best Picnic Spot" category in the 2007 Memphis Flyer "Best of Memphis" competition.
  • Park designed by Geo. Kessler, 1901. Partial list: Zoo 1905, Golf Clubhouse 1926, WPA Shell 1936
  • On the National Register. Example of City Beautiful Movement.
  • Rainbow Lake, 2 pavilions, amphitheater
  • The Links at Overton: 9 hole golf course with clubhouse
  • Play equipment, playground ball field, walking trail, soccer field,
  • E.H. Crump statue, and various historic markers
  • Home of Veterans Plaza, including the Doughboy statue and the new Korean War Monument
  • Home to the Zoo, Brooks Art Museum, The Levitt Shell and Memphis College of Art
Pine Hill Park - 973 Alice
The Links at Whitehaven - Holmes @ Shelby Drive
  • 100 Acres
  • 18 hole golf course with clubhouse

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