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Mud Island Monorail, Memphis: 4 reviews and 14 photos

One of the first things we saw when we came across the bridge to Memphis, was the monorail station near the visitor's center. Each time we went by, we tried to figure out how it would work. It did look like we could walk across above the monorail.

According to my tourist guide, the monorail would start running in March, so while we were driving in, I called the Mud Island people, and they didn't answer the phone, so I called the visitor's center. They said that the train was not running, and no one was sure whether it would open even in April.

So we never got to see how it would work, and we never were able to visit Mud Island either.

The website says: Don’t miss the opportunity to experience great views of downtown Memphis, the Mississippi River and Mud Island River Park. Step aboard a cabin and let our Swiss-made monorail whisk you across the harbor to Mud Island River Park. Traveling at an average speed of 7 miles per hour, each cabin can carry up to 180 passengers for the exciting 1/3 mile trip.

Phone: (901) 576-7241
Type: Train

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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