MEEMAN-SHELBY FOREST STATE PARK is a state park in Shelby County,
Memphis, Tennessee , located in the Southeastern United
States . The park borders the
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
Disc Golf course
* Group Camping
* Hiking Trails
* Meeman Museum and Nature Center
* Picnic Facilities
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