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Lichterman Nature Center

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Hiking paths right in the center of East Memphis

Fun hiking paths right in your East Memphis backyard. Smaller exhibits on native plants and... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
Good for a walk, to enjoy nature, get ideas for your own garden

We were there on a quiet morning. We always start our walk around Mertie's lake. We missed the... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Memphis, Tennessee
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were there on a quiet morning. We always start our walk around Mertie's lake. We missed the great explosion of blooming water lilies this year, but there were still a few in bloom. We spotted several species of birds. There are several boardwalks you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank grip652
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I saw that Lichterman Nature Center was nearby were I was so I figured I’d stop in. I was greeted by a very sweet lady at the front counter and she gave me a map of the grounds. On my way I went pushing my...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jacqui G
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Fun hiking paths right in your East Memphis backyard. Smaller exhibits on native plants and animals. super fun scarecrow display at Halloween. Comes as part of your membership to the Pink Palace.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ninabE4919OT
Reviewed 15 November 2017

My cousin had the most amazing wedding ever at Lichterman Nature Center in Memphis, TN. With breath-taking settings for pictures including lake and forest views, my family could not be happier with our experience at the wedding and reception. Patti Walsh, Events Coordinator, was excellent...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank kobesmydog
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I got to the Lichterman Nature Center one morning to hike their trails and had the best experience. Within minutes I'd seen a red fox and a great blue heron! The trails were well kept and the trails sign were easy to follow. The staff...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank bill562
Reviewed 14 November 2017

East Memphis Oasis Nature Center is a hidden gem in East Memphis. Nestled in the midst of commercial & residential development, you drive down a short, tree-lined drive into an unexpected urban oasis. I have been to Lichterman before for amazing parties and weddings. The...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Ergerm
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

My niece had her wedding reception at Lichterman and it turned out great! The grounds were pretty and staff helpful and professional.

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had a wonderful experience at Lichterman Nature Center for my birthday party. The facility was beautiful, as always, and the staff were very accommodating and easy to work with. I would highly recommend Lichterman as a great venue for hosting an event in Memphis.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank memphistraveler2017
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

With not having an event planner and having to do things on my own lichterman staff was amazing. They recommended different companies for me to be able to use such as the lighting company that hung lights. I have been planning this event for months...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Candace R
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Patty followed my staff and I the entire time we tried to decorate for a wedding and continued to harass us as we did. They did not remove the debris from the rented areas nor would the move the picnic tables back from obstructing our...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank falisa p
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