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Tom Lee Park

Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN 38103
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Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN 38103
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

Big park on the banks of the Mississippi River. Great place to picnic and watch the river. Bring a patio umbrella for shade as there are few trees. Great views of downtown and the 2 Miss. River bridges.

Thank TrainMan424242
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The story behind this park is amazing and shows human the possibilities of extending yourself. Nice stop on a tour

Thank Chelle3003
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I would recommend this park if you would like to enjoy walking by the Mississippi River or just sitting and looking at the view. There isn't much to do otherwise but just a great place to relax and enjoy the weather especially if it is...More

Thank jdck
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Although there really isn't a lot to do here, this is a great place to watch the sunset over the Mississippi River.

Thank susanalcauskas
Reviewed 25 November 2016

There is also a good fitness trail with good pieces of equipment/ activities. The park closes in the later evening

Thank NyonAdvisor10
Reviewed 8 November 2016

You've probably never heard of Tom Lee. In 1925, he rescued 32 people from a sinking steamboat on the Mississippi River with no regard for his own safety. Now this 30 acre park, named for him, is a great place for running, walking, and biking....More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went to this park right before and at sunset and it is VERY beautiful. Great place to get pictures of the MS river, the bridge, Bass Pro shop , etc. The Tom Lee statue is cool and tells you a bit of history. FYI=...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 7 October 2016

If you love to walk, the entire Memphis waterfront has a series of parks that are fun and attractive. It's safe to walk early in the morning and toward late evening. Enjoy!!!

Thank sncathome
Reviewed 28 September 2016

A lovely free park on the banks of the mississippi,plenty of seating & green open space,a perfect picnic area with free parking

Thank biddyford
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We discovered Riverside Park by chance – pulled in and parked whilst driving past. Ths large green area along the bank of the Mississippi, is accessible by the trolleys as well as by car. We strolled along the extensive river front and sat and watched...More

Thank Chris H
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Betty O
20 June 2016|
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Response from caseymag | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There were many picnic benches and if you take a blanket you can relax right by the river.