Hiking in Memphis, TN
About Memphis Hiking
RootsRated explores the best hiking trails in Memphis. From quick hikes to all-day epics, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in Memphis, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Twenty miles southeast of Jackson, Tennessee, this unique and historically important 1,200-acre destination is as rich with culture as it is with raw natural beauty.
Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the US, and it offers excellent hiking, trail running, mountain biking, and paddling opportunities.
More bayou than lake, the shallow waters of Reelfoot Lake—formed by a series of ferocious earthquakes in the early nineteenth century—echo with the whistling call of the bald and golden eagles who nest here, and are thick with migrating bird species.
Memphis might be the youngest of the major cities in the state of Tennessee, but locals will argue that it has the richest history of them all.
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