Big River Trail: River Line
ElevationAscent: 101' 31 m
Descent: -57' -17 m
High: 277' 84 m
Low: 227' 69 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (0°)
Max Grade: 6% (4°)
“Five miles of great views on a trail that hugs the bank of the Mississippi River along the parks in downtown Memphis.”— Helen Hope
Features Birding · Views · Wildlife
Family Friendly River Garden features include picnic tables, swings, and interactive nests for exploring.
Need to Know
Located along the riverfront in downtown Memphis, the River Line has close access to downtown cafes, restaurants, museums, and other attractions.
Beginning at the Wolf River Greenway and ending at the Big River Crossing, follow the signs along the Big River Trail through the Greenbelt, Mud Island, Fourth Bluff, Beale Street Landing, and Tom Lee Park. Along the route, stop by the River Garden that features native meadow plantings, life-sized birds nests, an event pavilion, and a playful treehouse.
Land Manager: Memphis River Parks Partnership