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Tour de Wolf Work

We're showing the Tour de Wolf trail some love this summer, and we could use your help to keep it in tip-top shape while this maintenance project takes place! The Tour de Wolf is one of the Park's best loved unpaved trails. It is popular with mountain bikers and hikers, and it sees a lot of traffic each year! We love to see so many people hitting the trails, but in order to keep the trail healthy, some repairs and reroutes are needed.  What sort of work is being done? ... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-17-16 | 0 comments
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Summer Heat Tips

With temperatures rising, our Park Rangers shared some helpful tips below to keep you safe in the summer heat! Remember -- hydration takes time, so plan to drink plenty of water before going outside, as well as while you are in the heat. Bring water with you, if possible, or head to one of the water fountains in the Park.  Water Fountains 3 water fountains are located at the Woodland Discovery Playground (2 on the west side of the restroom building, 1 at the main entrance of... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-16-16 | 0 comments
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Vote for Your Favorite Park!

Thanks, Park Fans!  Because of you, Shelby Farms Park is once again in the final round of voting for The Commercial Appeal’s Memphis MOST contest.  We’ve been nominated as a “Best Park” and would love to have your vote! If you think we have the best trails, best lakes, best dog park, best playground, or even the best buffalo*, then we would appreciate your vote for BEST PARK in Memphis! Voting is open now at memphismost.com and you can vote once an... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 6-1-16 | 0 comments
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National Bike Month

Happy National Bike Month! Whether you want to save money on gas, enjoy the fresh air or get a little exercise (or a combination of all three!), there are many great reasons to ride a bike. National Bike Month only officially rolls around once a year, but Shelby Farms Park is a great place to hop on your bike and hit the trails any time of the year! In fact, Shelby Farms Park is home to more than 40 miles of paved and unpaved trails, which are great for both for avid bikers and for... Read More
at 5-17-16 | 0 comments
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Friday the 13th Isn't So Unlucky at the Park

Happy Friday the 13th, Park Fans! With this great weather, the day doesn't feel quite so unlucky! Here are 13 ways you can play the Park this weekend: 1. Hit the trails on horseback. 2. Paddle Pine Lake. 3. Swing through the trees with Go Ape. 4. Go fishing. 5. Climb and slide in the Woodland Discovery Playground. 6. Bike the Park. Don't have a bike? Rent one at the BCBST Bike Station at the corner of Farm Road and Mullins Station. 7. Play a round of paintball or laser... Read More
Posted by Rebecca Dailey at 5-13-16 | 0 comments
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