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Unknown Park; Unknown Cause?

We do not reside in Memphis nor do we visit frequently, but we felt fortunate to have found... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2018
NXTTRP
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Interesting story here

Plus you can walk the riverfront along the Mississippi River to downtown Memphis from here and/or... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
lesliebauman
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Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We do not reside in Memphis nor do we visit frequently, but we felt fortunate to have found Martyr’s Park on a morning walk. But I have to inquire, how many nearby residents of the city are actually aware of the park and the purpose...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Plus you can walk the riverfront along the Mississippi River to downtown Memphis from here and/or the big river walk across the pedestrian bridge over the Mississippi into Arkansas and back.

Thank lesliebauman
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

The Riverfront Pedestrian Path connects Tom Lee Park to Martyrs Park, which sits high on the Chickasaw Bluff. Views of both bridges & the Mississippi River make this a popular spot for Photographers, as well as those seeking a peaceful spot to chill or watch...More

Thank ChanEvan
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Nice park to go for a walk and take a few pictures. Easy access and parking, limited facilities. Got to see a few barges pass bye.

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Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is the southern end of Memphis city near the old bridges and the UU Church of the River. The bridges themselves have a history. There is plenty of parking and it is a great view of the bridges and river and has some beautiful...More

2  Thank SubicChick
Reviewed May 12, 2014

Great park by the river. Uncrowded with a special sculpture. Great views, as you'd expect. Stayed for sunset.

Thank drdroad
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Gets flooded out every year, which may be a good thing considering its history. Folks, this was once a leper colony...I kid you not...where those infected were sent to literally rot and die. But like anything else in Tennessee as a whole, the more horrific...More

3  Thank Sandi G
Reviewed October 16, 2012

"Martyrs Park" is very close to the "Tom Lee Park", "Mud Island" River Park - "Mississippi River Museum" The museum on Mud Island presents the history of the lower Mississippi river valley, with great emphasis on the steamboat, complete with a full-scale replica steamboat. An...More

3  Thank Samuel C
Reviewed June 17, 2012

This is one of the parks along the Mississippi river in Memphis. It's not as well know or visited as Tom Lee, but offers great views of the river and plenty of space to picnic, stroll and relax. Do close at dusk. There is a...More

1  Thank airlink9972
Reviewed May 31, 2012

Great views of the Mississippi from the statue. Take a walk on the river bluff sidewalk from here.

Thank Kathryn G
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