City parks

Super-slides and wave pools? Try bioswales and rain gardens. Across the country, city parks are doing double-duty to help control stormwater—and infrastructure’s rarely looked so good.

A lot in northeast Bozeman sits empty now, but over the next two years cleanup efforts will be underway to transform it into Story Mill Community Park. Developers are designing it to be the city's largest natural park.

A new report from The Trust for Public Land that explores the intersection of green infrastructure and parks.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters today gave $10,000 to help create a new schoolyard at his former elementary school, the E.M. Stanton School in South Philadelphia.

The Trust for Public Land recently purchased five acres near Skyline Tower and transferred the parcels to the City of St. Paul. In the coming years, we will help guide the community through the process of designing, funding, and building a brand new, much-needed park.

The Trust for Public Land recently installed durable outdoor workout equipment in Zuni Park through our Fitness Zone® program. We recruited students from the School of Physical Therapy at Regis University to craft circuit workout trainings and reach out to neighborhood residents of all ages and fitness levels to welcome them to the new facility.

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (LFC), and Colorado Open Lands (COL) have completed the permanent acquisition and protection of the 38-acre Polston School property in Alamosa, Colorado as the site of the Rio Grande Farm Park.. The project was made possible thanks to $700,000 from the LOR Foundation and $254,000 from the Great Outdoors Colorado Trust Fund (GOCO).

After years of community quarrels over whether to develop the Veronica Meadows site, the city of Santa Barbara on Wednesday announced that it will turn the 14.8-acre parcel in the Las Positas Valley into a public park.

The Trust for Public Land and the City of Santa Barbara are pleased to announce the purchase of 14.7 acres of open land in the Las Positas Valley, formerly the site of the proposed “Veronica Meadows” development project.

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