Family Programs

Family Programs

Family programs at Shelby Farms Park give you a chance to get moving, get to know nature and to grow together with the ones you love!


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Family Fun Hikes

Led by a Shelby Farms Park Interpretive Docent, these family fun hikes are great educational recreation for adults and children of all ages! Reservations are not required, but are appreciated. 

Please remember your walking shoes, appropriate outdoor clothing, and water bottles! Due to the tripping hazard, please leave your pet at home. Please meet at the Shelby Farms Park Visitor Center. 

When:  2nd Sunday of every month at 2pm
Where: Meet at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center

Great Backyard Bird Count

Join us for the annual Great Backyard Bird Count! This event, launched by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and National Audubon Society, helps provide worldwide data on wild bird populations in near real-time.

This event is free and open to all ages. Participants will meet at the First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center and then venture out into the Park. Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable shoes. Binoculars are recommended. Please leave pets at home for this event.

This event is weather dependent. Please call (901) 222-7275 for updates on the day of the event.

Saturday, February 18 10am - 11:30am
Sunday, February 19 11am - noon

Where:  First Tennessee Foundation Visitor Center

Family Campouts

Experience Shelby Farms Park after dark with the whole family! Learn more about all of our overnight acitivies here.

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