Shelby Farms Park

This expansive park offers trails, playgrounds, a lake, and even a zip line course.


Shelby Farms Park and Shelby Farms Greenline are open from sunrise to sunset, 365 days a year.
You can find sunrise/set times on the home page!

Play it Safe:
Check out the Park Rules as your plan your visit!

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. 

Public parks like Shelby Farms Park play an important role in creating a just and equitable community for all, and everyone is welcome here! Whether you play the Park on foot, on wheels, in the trees, in the open or on the water, Shelby Farms Park has something for everyone.

Shelby Farms Park features more than 40 miles of trails, both paved and unpaved, that are popular for walking, biking, running and hiking. The Park's trail network includes Shelby Farms Greenline, an iconic 10.65-mile paved cycling and pedestrian trail that connects the heart of Memphis to the heart of Cordova through Shelby Farms Park.  

The Park is home to more than 20 bodies of water which provide plenty of opportunities for fishing.

It's also home to a herd of buffalo! Learn more about our most iconic residents here!

Kids can play and discover all sorts of fun at the award-winning Woodland Discovery Playground and make a splash at the Water Play Sprayground. 

For more unique adventures, try horseback ridingtreetop adventures or play a game of paintball or laser tag.

There is even fun to be had for four-legged friends! Dogs are welcome to explore the Park's trails (on-leash, leash in hand at all times) and to visit The Outback for off-leash fun! 

If you work up an appetite, grab a quick snack in the Lake's Edge Shop, or head to the restaurant located in the Park! 

Shelby Farms Park is special, and it's a great setting for special events! Indoor and outdoor venues are available for meetings, picnics, festivals, races, galas, weddings and more! The best part? Your rental fees support Park operations! To start planning your event, click here.

Shelby Farms Park is a people-powered park -- Shelby Farms Park Conservancy is proud to raise 75% of the Park's $5+ million annual operating budget! Shelby Farms Park and Greenline are managed and operated by Shelby Farms Park Conservancy, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. To support the daily operations of Shelby Farms Park and Greenline, please click here to make a one-time or recurring donation. Your support will help keep the Park and Greenline clean, green, open, operating and safe for the whole community!

To see how Shelby Farms Park Conservancy puts donor dollars to work (and play!), check out our latest Annual Report online here.