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Rainbow Lake

“What’s up with Rainbow Lake?” We’re hearing this question a lot, and we appreciate your concern. Hot, dry conditions this summer have caused lake levels to drop and algae to grow faster than usual. We have manually removed algae twice, added water to the lake,

Safety Alert

We need all park visitors to be aware of reports we’ve received that several individuals were robbed on the trails in the Old Forest in the past few days. The suspects are teenaged black males and some are riding bicycles. Four arrests have been made

After the Storm

After the Storm

Thursday afternoon’s storm hit Overton Park hard. We had big trees down, trash cans (and the trash inside) blown all over the park, and truckloads of debris. Yesterday the Overton Park Conservancy landscaping crew cleaned all of our managed area, while Memphis Park Services worked