• The Trust for our Land
    Share why nature matters to you

  • Mestizo-Curtis Park in Denver, CO
    A park is a gift - pass it on!

    Help us protect the places that make your community special—from neighborhood playgrounds, gardens, and trails to vast wilderness escapes.

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  • Kartoon Antwine and his daughter
    Land for people

    Hear real stories of how parks change lives and transform communities.

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    Kartoon Antwine and his daughter
  • Taking a leap at Pouch Camp on Staten Island, NY
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    We're the leading nonprofit working to create parks and conserve land for people. Jump in and learn more about our work.

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Creating parks and protecting land for people

Great parks = great cities

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We protect the places people care about and create close-to-home parks—particularly in and near cities.

Land and People Magazine

Our Spring/Summer Health issue will inspire you to get outside and get moving.


Nature lovers across America are joining us to take a stand for public land at tpl.org/ourland. If you still need inspiration to share your own story, check out some of our favorite #OurLand postcards below.



7 hours ago
Thanks @CleveFoundation for the $5 million dollar grant to build Lake Link Trail! http://t.co/jk3ZOFTF05
8 hours ago
RT @OurOcean: Water bottles don't belong in #DowntonAbbey or the ocean. http://t.co/rJi3y5zOJF http://t.co/lw0vhDRxoo
11 hours ago
We’re connecting folks with the #Chattahoochee River in #GA! 124 acres along the river donated to #WestPointGA: http://t.co/NrgGPSTxcJ