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MEEMAN-SHELBY FOREST STATE PARK is a state park in Shelby County, Tennessee
Tennessee
near Memphis, Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee
, located in the Southeastern United States . The park borders the Mississippi River
Mississippi River
and contains two lakes— Poplar Tree Lake and Lake Piersol. The Meeman Museum and Nature Center— named for conservationist and journalist Edward J. Meeman , the former editor of the Memphis Press-Scimitar , — is located on the park's grounds. The park covers 13,467 acres (54.50 km2) and is the most visited state park in Tennessee.

The unincorporated community Shelby Forest is adjacent to the park.

ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE

* Biking trails * Boating * Cabins * Camping * Disc Golf
Disc Golf
course * Fishing * Group Camping * Hiking Trails * Meeman Museum and Nature Center * Picnic Facilities * Swimming

REFERENCES

Wikimedia Commons has media related to MEEMAN-SHELBY FOREST STATE PARK .

* ^ Tennessee
Tennessee
Encyclopedia of History and Culture: Meeman-Shelby Forest State

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