Overton Park


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Overton Park

Address:2080 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone:901-576-4200
Fax:901-579-4275
Size: 342 acres.
Location:Downtown Memphis.
Facilities:Picnic areas, fitness trail, nature trail, theater, art museum, zoo, playground, sports areas.
Activities:Bicycling, golf, soccer, softball, tennis.
Special Features:Houses Memphis College of Art and Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Tennessee's oldest and largest museum of fine and decorative arts. Also houses the 70-acre Memphis Zoo and Aquarium, home to more than 2,800 animals representing 400 species.

See other parks in Tennessee.
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