Shelby Farms Park
More than just a city park, it's a huge, wide open green space where people go for lake activities, dog walking, frisbee golf, picnics, and tons of other stuff. There is also a resident herd of buffalo.
Experience one of the largest urban parks in the country via bike, in the treetops on zip lines, on the water with kayaking, paddle boats or fishing, playground and splash pad for the kids, or simply say hello to the buffalo. At 4,500 acres and with 20 bodies of water, many different experiences are…
At 4,500 acres, Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the country. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, the Park is both a vibrant community hub and a retreat from the hustle and bustle of urban life. The Park features more than 40 miles of trails, both paved and unpaved, that are…
Great area, with some fantastic areas to hike, picnic, play at the park with the kids, etc. There's even a place you can rent kayaks and canoes!
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