The stage is being set for an October 22nd opening of the Big River Crossing, the bike/ped path across the Harahan Bridge. Many Memphis residents have asked, “Why do we want to go over there?” Several have jokingly offered that Pancho’s is the only attraction but there is far more to see than a bowl […]

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Join us on Saturday, June 25th for a 35 mile ride from Memphis to the Second Chickasaw Bluff at the historic town of Randolph, TN. We will return to Memphis on Sunday the 26th. With the option to camp inside or out, even the novice bike rider will have a great time. This bike overnight […]



FOLLOW THE WOOD PLANK ROAD Kennedy Park is getting a lot of press lately with the groundbreaking of the Wolf River Greenway – a 1.5 mile section of the paved trail is being constructed that will be a part of the 36 mile line. But did you know that there is a 2.5 mile natural […]



JUST SAY OKAY When family friends invite you camping and say they have a tent and an air mattress and a play tent for the kids there’s only one thing you can say: “Quit twisting my arm!” This was the first time we had taken our 1 year old camping and because of the help […]



THERE IS A SEASON Over the past several years many of us have made the decision to eat healthier. It can be as basic as adding more vegetables and cutting out sodas. Or it could be full-on organic, non-GMO, local vegan. I’m somewhere near that side of the scale – I get my meat from […]



LOW HANGING FRUIT Look for the thorns. Better yet, watch out for the thorns! The branches, or canes as they’re called, hang over the pathway on this section of the Nonconnah Greenbelt undisturbed for several seasons. Blame it on the market crash of 2008 and blame it some more on the bad storms and flooding […]

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Trail Dedication: Olive Branch City Park

Olive Branch is getting a new trail for running and mountain biking! Join the North Mississippi Trail Alliance on Sunday, April 12 at 1:30pm for a special dedication and a City Park Road and Trail 5k . Come check out the new trail and help advocate for more places to run and bike in North […]


V&E Annual Artwalk – April 25

The fourth annual V&E Artwalk will feature over 60 artists from the Greater Memphis area selling their crafts. It will also include a silent auction, large children’s area, local music, exciting food options, craft beer and drinks.  The Artwalk is sponsored by Midtown’s V&E Greenline and will take place Saturday April 25 from 11:00 to 6:00 at […]


March Featured Trail: Grizzlies Riverfront Fitness Trail

After a very successful three-month trial, RiverFit will remain at Tom Lee Park indefinitely! Come check out Memphis’ first fully accessible pop-up fitness park that features six exercise stations (obstacle course, plyo boxes, ab station, battle ropes, monkey bars, and a pull-up station), a popular soccer field, and two sand volleyball courts. RiverFit is possible thanks […]


November Featured Trail: Riverwoods State Natural Area

Riverwoods State Natural area is one of 83 state designated natural areas in Tennessee. The State Natural Area designation only protects sites of the highest ecological importance. Riverwoods contains key wetlands habitat that supports a rich variety of native wildlife and plant species. The 21-acre reserve is an ecological island of wealth located near the […]


July Featured Trail: Desoto County Visitor’s Center

If you are interested in all Desoto County has to offer, stop by the Visitor’s Center located at I-55 and Church Road near the Lander’s Center. In addition to friendly staff happy to provide you with tourism tips, the spot features a 0.25m nature trail that encircles a small pond compete with observation deck. The […]


May Featured Trail: Overton Park Bike Gate and Forest Trails

On April 19, the Overton Park Bike Gate officially opened with a large crowd of local cyclists, active families, and park enthusiasts cheering its arrival. The Bike Gate now creates a new entrance to the park at the intersection of Sam Cooper and East Parkway and makes it easier for visitors to access its internal […]

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Building Cities We Want to Live In: Learning with the Atlanta Beltline – May 14

The Atlanta BeltLine is the most comprehensive transportation and economic development effort ever undertaken in the City of Atlanta and among the largest, most wide-ranging urban redevelopment programs currently underway in the United States. The Atlanta BeltLine is a sustainable redevelopment project that will provide a network of public parks, multi-use trails and transit along […]

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February Featured Trail: Herb Parsons Lake

Herb Parsons Lake is located on 177 acres just across the Fayette County line, north of Collierville, just east of the new I-69 (285) exit at Macon Road. The TN Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) manages the lake and surrounding property and offers boat rentals, fishing licenses and a convenience store with bait and tackle. Though managed […]