Waterfront Tours - On Land & On Water

Eager to see the Memphis riverfront at historic high water levels and learn more about the River?

By Land

* Sunset Flood Walk, Sat. May 14, 2011, 6:30 pm. Join Friends for Our Riverfront for a walking tour along the bluff. Great views, so be sure to bring your camera. Come learn about historic floods, the importance of the 100 year floodplain, and Memphis’s unique Cobblestone Landing. Tour will start from Butler Park at 6:30 PM. The park’s entrance is on Tennessee Str. at Butler Ave. in the South Main area, up on the bluff next to the old Tennessee Brewery. Free. For more information contact Sue Williams at 274-0524.

* Chat with Jimmy Ogle, Thurs. & Fri. (5/12 & 5/13), between 6 pm & sunset. Local historian, Jimmy Ogle, will be on Riverside Drive between Beale and Union to answer questions and share about our River history, events, and flood situation. Free. Commercial Appeal article, click HERE.

By Water

* Memphis Riverboats head-out on the Mighty Mississippi every day at 2:30 pm with additional sightseeing cruises at 5 pm on Sat. and Sun. and dinner cruises at 7:30 pm Thurs. - Sun. It's a great way to get on the River and learn the River's history, too. Riverboats board at the the Cobblestone Landing (Monroe and Riverside Dr.). For more info., click HERE.