Cheat sheet to America's top 5 park-friendly cities
For the 80 percent of Americans who live in urban areas, city parks offer the closest dose of nature. But which cities have the best park systems? The Trust for Public Land's ParkScore® index measures how well the largest U.S. cities are meeting the need for parks. Our experts rank each city's park system based on three criteria: access; acreage; and services and investment.
In the most recent issue of Land&People, our magazine for members, we challenged savvy locals from the top five ParkScore-rated cities to plan the perfect day in their favorite urban parks. Read the full story in our digital edition or check out this city guide cheat sheet we put together on Pinterest.