News & Events
We recently came across a Downtowner Magazine from 2005 that featured OutdoorsInc and the efforts involved in developing the Mississippi River Trail. Eleven years later much progress has been made including the completion of the Big River Crossing adding more connections to the MRT. http://www.memphisdowntowner.com/
The NEW Big River Crossing! "AT NEARLY A MILE IN LENGTH, BIG RIVER CROSSING IS THE LONGEST PUBLIC PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI. Big River Crossing in Memphis,TN is also the country’s longest active rail/bicycle/pedestrian bridge. It serves as the connection point of Main Street to Main Street, a 10-mile multi-modal corridor that also features the Delta Regional River Park and Big River Trail, creating ties to attractions between Memphis, TN and West Memphis, AR. No matter how you travel it, Big River Crossing provides opportunities for recreation and fitness with a whole new point of view." ---www.bigrivercrossing.com
Outdoors inc. was voted Memphis Best Athletic Goods Store in the 2016 issue of the Memphis Flyer's "Best of Memphis" by YOU. Thanks to all who voted! We also placed in 3 other categories! Here is the full run down: 1st in Best Athletic Goods Store 2nd in Best Men's Shoes Store 3rd in Best Men's Clothing Store 3rd in Best Bicycle Shop The Memphis Flyer said it best: "Once the oppressive heat (finally) breaks, you'll wish you had the right gear to go out and play. Outdoors Inc. has been Memphis' toy box for over 40 years."
Last week Shelby Farms Park unveiled "Heart of the Park;" renovations that have been underway since 2014, and it did not disappoint. You can rent bikes, kayaks, canoes and paddle boards to get around the 4,500 acre urban park, and now theres even a 4,000 sq. ft. Water Play Sprayground! The park has FREE events scheduled for the entire month of September to celebrate the improvements. "Heart of the Park is a visionary reimagining of Shelby Farms Park's largest lake, recently renamed as Hyde Lake. What was once a well-loved but ecologically dysfunctional body of water in the center of the Park...