Kyle racing the Gobi March

155 miles. 7 days. 117-degree heat. They call it the Gobi March, an annual ultramarathon that draws some of the world’s most elite athletes to a remote desert in western China. It’s just the kind of challenge that Kyle McCoy... Read more

Opening day at The 606

Alright, some of them biked ... or roller-bladed ... or danced! But one way or another, 50,000 people turned out to celebrate the long-awaited debut of The 606. The former rail line that once divided neighborhoods is... Read more

The results are in: we've run the numbers on park systems in the 75 largest U.S. cities to create the fourth annual Trust for Public Land ParkScore® Index, unveiled today. Combining factors of park acreage, amenities... Read more

Rachel Carson

If you’re an NPR listener, you might have caught this recent story about a group of activists hoping to shake up... Read more

Rich Reid

With the Academy Awards® coming up this weekend, most film buffs have starlets and ballgowns on the brain. But here at The Trust for Public Land, we watch the silver screen with an eye for one thing: location, location, location. ... Read more

Rising country star Holly Williams


Singer-songwriter Holly Williams grew up with an affinity for wide open spaces, thanks to time spent on the farms and ranches of her father and grandfather, country music legends Hank Williams Jr. and Sr... Read more

Huey Johnson Bohemian Magazine

This Throwback Thursday, we're cuddling up with a great read: the latest issue of... Read more

Minneapolis residents celebrate their #1 ParkScore ranking

With summer fast approaching, we're already clocking plenty of quality time at our neighborhood parks. But do you ever wonder how your local park system compares to other cities? 

To answer this question, The Trust for Public Land created the... Read more

Neighbors enjoy the Red Car property in Silver Lake

As reported in today's LA Times, "Neighbors treat the Corralitas Red Car property like a park—and now it's one step closer to becoming one."

The Trust... Read more

The Trust for Public Land celebrates the permanent protection of a scenic coastal expanse near Santa Cruz

"Today is fantastic. It's been a long, long battle," said Santa Cruz County Supervisor Neal Coonerty to the San Jose Mercury News. "The north coast was under threat for a long time, and through the efforts of a lot of people, it is going to be... Read more