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The Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is a state park and forest in Millington, Tennessee. It features 13,467 acres of area.

Situated on the borders of the mighty Mississippi River, the Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park is mostly composed of bottomland hardwood forests with cypress, large oak, and tupelo. It also offers two lakes which are available for fishing and boating. There are also a couple of nature trails at the site that are ideal for hiking and horseback riding. Other activities that can be enjoyed at the park include camping, biking, and picnicking. The park also has a swimming pool, disc golf course, and a nature center known as the Meeman Museum and Nature Center. It was named after Edward J. Meeman, a noted conservation editor of the Scripps-Howard newspapers and also aided the establishment of the park and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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