Mississippi River Park

This Park is rich in Memphis history with several signs devoted to information on the river bank’s plants and wildlife as well as the history of the park, the cobblestone wharf and Mud Island. There are benches situated to take in the fabulous view of Mud Island under large old shade trees. This park also provides a bike rack, garbage cans, and picnic tables.


March 16–October 31, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
November 1–March 15, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.


Exit I-40 West onto Riverside Drive via exit No. 1. The park is just past the Tennessee Welcome Center on the right. Or Travel west along Poplar Avenue to Front Street. Turn left onto Front, then right onto Jefferson Avenue. The Park is across Riverside Drive next to the Tennessee Welcome Center.