We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tom Lee Park

Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN 38103
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 72.00*
and up
Memphis City Tour and Riverboat Cruise
Why book on Viator?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Riverside Drive, Memphis, TN 38103
Write a Review
Reviews (115)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 29 January 2017

I would recommend this park if you would like to enjoy walking by the Mississippi River or just sitting and looking at the view. There isn't much to do otherwise but just a great place to relax and enjoy the weather especially if it is...More

Thank jdck
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Although there really isn't a lot to do here, this is a great place to watch the sunset over the Mississippi River.

Thank susanalcauskas
Reviewed 25 November 2016

There is also a good fitness trail with good pieces of equipment/ activities. The park closes in the later evening

Thank NyonAdvisor10
Reviewed 9 November 2016

You've probably never heard of Tom Lee. In 1925, he rescued 32 people from a sinking steamboat on the Mississippi River with no regard for his own safety. Now this 30 acre park, named for him, is a great place for running, walking, and biking....More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We went to this park right before and at sunset and it is VERY beautiful. Great place to get pictures of the MS river, the bridge, Bass Pro shop , etc. The Tom Lee statue is cool and tells you a bit of history. FYI=...More

Thank Pam G
Reviewed 8 October 2016

If you love to walk, the entire Memphis waterfront has a series of parks that are fun and attractive. It's safe to walk early in the morning and toward late evening. Enjoy!!!

Thank sncathome
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A lovely free park on the banks of the mississippi,plenty of seating & green open space,a perfect picnic area with free parking

Thank biddyford
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We discovered Riverside Park by chance – pulled in and parked whilst driving past. Ths large green area along the bank of the Mississippi, is accessible by the trolleys as well as by car. We strolled along the extensive river front and sat and watched...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 9 September 2016

I love to walk and exercise at this location all the time. It's a safe and kid friendly environment. Also a great place to just sit and watch the boats go by or sunrise/sunset.

Thank T Michelle W
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Best few in Memphis of the Mississippi River!! Great place for a walk- and perfect for all different kinds of events- or just to play around on a Sunday afternoon

Thank rjblackjack
Nearby Restaurants
Gus's World Famous Fried Chicken
2,885 reviews
.20 km away
Majestic Grille
815 reviews
.48 km away
South of Beale
215 reviews
.38 km away
Hard Rock Cafe
480 reviews
.53 km away
Nearby Attractions
Beale Street
5,345 reviews
.58 km away
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
203 reviews
.51 km away
Statue of Elvis
355 reviews
.46 km away
Beale Street Landing
176 reviews
.16 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Betty O
Can you picnic there for two?
20 June 2016|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from caseymag | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely! There were many picnic benches and if you take a blanket you can relax right by the river.
Mary P
Where is the free parking? what public transportation runs late when the beale st. music festival is over to and from american way transit center?
30 April 2015|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Patchy D
Can I walk my dog there?
7 April 2015|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines