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Community Life at its Finest

The Ripley City Park features four lighted tennis courts and athletic fields, six covered pavilions, paved walking trails, playgrounds, volleyball areas, open areas for picnicking and a swimming pool with three large water slides. The athletic fields are some of the finest in the state and the pool and water slides are visited by families from all over the area.

Residents and visitors of Ripley enjoy parades and other entertaining events year round. There is an abundance of outdoor sports and adventure opportunities, both in Ripley and the nearby Mississippi River.

Many people find Ripley to be a well-suited retirement community. The appeal lies in ample activity, affordable housing, and fitness centers that have a focus for aging adults. Both small and extensive acreage is readily available and fitness centers offer "prescription programs" and feature the latest in cardiovascular and rehabilitation maintenance.

In addition to the Ripley City Park, there is an abundance of outdoor sports and adventure opportunities in Ripley and around the Mississippi River.

In route to Ripley are nearby attractions to enjoy such as:
  • Alex Haley Museum famed author of Roots, in Henning
  • Tina Turner's home town, “Queen of Rock and Roll”, in Nutbush
  • Isaac Hayes birthplace, renowned soul singer, in Covington
  • Fort Pillow State Park
  • Veteran's Museum in Halls

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Just an hour drive from Ripley, in Memphis, is Elvis Presley's Graceland the FedEx Corporate Headquarters, home of the Memphis Grizzlies and Memphis Tigers at the FedEx Forum, and world famous Beale Streetand Memphis in May.

Memphis and other surrounding metro areas provide Ripley residents, visitors, and merchants a large trade area with many events, activities and opportunities. Ripley merchants include attorneys, dentists, accountants, real estate brokerage firms, and restaurants. Also investing in Ripley is the Mississippi River Corridor Tennessee project, which aims to improve the quality of life and prosperity in the area by identifying, conserving and interpreting the region’s natural, cultural, and scientific resources.

With so much that appeals to so many, there's no wonder why there is so much "growing on" in Ripley, TN.