Tours + Field Trips

It's your Park - get to know it! 

The Park is better when you share it. Most programs and tours can be adapted for groups--the more the merrier! 



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Custom Park Tours


Guided walking tours at Shelby Farms Park will introduce visitors to the history of the Park and to the plans and amenities that are shaping the Park's bright future. Interpretive, docent-led programs can customized to accommodate anyone--from high activity to limited mobility groups. Give us a call at (901) 222-PARK to learn more about options for your group.




Tour the Arboretum

See, touch and learn about 38 species of native trees that call the Park "home." Located at the juncture between the Chickasaw and Greenline Connector Trails, the Arboretum provides an opportunity to see, touch, observe and learn about a wide variety of tree species. Guided tours, led by SFPC's Horticulture Ranger, are offered, or you can explore on your own using this pamphlet designed by a local Boy Scout.


Groups of 10 or more: $25 suggested donation (proceeds help keep the Park clean, green + safe) 




Field Trips + 'Mobile Classroom' Visits

Shelby Farms Park functions as an outdoor classroom and we can customize tours that bring classroom lessons to life through hands-on activities that meet Tennessee Core Curriculum standards. 






Mobile Classroom 

Can't make it to the Park? We can bring the Park to you! Introducing our new classroom visits available for Mysterious Mammals, Reptile's World + Insane Insects.




Field Trip Brochure 2015-2016








Reservations must be made at least 10 business days in advance and a $25 deposit is due at time of reservation. Sign up online using this form.

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