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Pretty place for a peaceful afternoon

We stopped by Herb Parsons Lake for the first time today, just on a Sunday afternoon drive. This is... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
Memphis, Tennessee

Live close to the lake have done a lot of fishing there fish are small but very abundant nice lake... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
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Collierville-Arlington Road, Collierville, TN 38017
+1 901-860-3880
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just recently hiked the entire loop around the lake...a great day hike...park is always clean..meet the nicest folks...a perfect place for all family members to enjoy nature : )

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank wanderingoutwest
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We stopped by Herb Parsons Lake for the first time today, just on a Sunday afternoon drive. This is a nature type park, no big playground/fitness park areas. Family oriented. There are walking trails, picnic areas, small fishing boat rentals, several dock areas for fishing....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KDJ06
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Live close to the lake have done a lot of fishing there fish are small but very abundant nice lake for bank fishing or you can rent a boat or bring your own good lake for small young fishermen

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank jameshD2021VB
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not community friendly, or even friendly. If you are a biker or a runner, I would not go there. Their "store" is not stocked with much that you can use. The person in charge has "forbid" racing there. They even complained when groups of bikes...More

Date of experience: June 2016
7  Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Many people bring their boats or rent them from the bait shop. Fishing is the main attraction. However there is also an archery range, a mountain bike trail and a very popular hiking/running trail, plus picnic tables and restrooms. The terrain is pretty flat, but...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank grip652
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I went for a hike on the trail. After the first five minutes, the trail is in the shade. Easy to follow for the first 4.5 miles The trail seemed to end abruptly on a road next to the park. Or maybe I was lost?...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Musicalmemories
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Excellent for hiking, fishing, or a picnic. Dock store is open and friendly, boat rentals available too.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank liz_baird1
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Herb Parsons is a 177 acre fishing lake managed by the state of TN. It has a bait shop and rental boats. There are also 7+ miles of trails around the lake that are very popular with hikers and mountain bikers. The lake is just...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank FZ1Memphis
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Bring your knobby tires! 7.5 miles of mountain biking (or hiking) around the lake with lots of side trails. Lots of kayakers, paddle boarders & anglers. There are picnic tables, a fishing pier, an archery range, & a shelter house. There is a small concessionaire...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank HRHORCH
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Fishing in the lake seems to be the main attraction. There is a concession to buy bait and rent boats. However, most folks I saw were walking or biking. A long trail borders the lake, which ensures a colorful ride. There are tables for picnic....More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Jose G
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Karen M
31 August 2018|
Response from jameshD2021VB | Reviewed this property |
Yes also covered shelters
1 July 2017|
Response from grip652 | Reviewed this property |
I've seen people there with beer, but better to be safe, here is Herb Parsons info number 901-869-3880