City parks

A new green space slated to open at William Dick Elementary School this summer is the first of nearly a dozen parks and playgrounds that will encourage more active and passive recreation in under-served... Read more

Engaging tourists and commuters with your city's parks and programs can expand your agency's reach and venue. This article originally appeared in the May 2014 issue of Parks and Recreation (posted with permission).

Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Superintendent Dr. William Hite and The Trust for Public Land made two announcements today regarding the City's efforts to green schoolyards and recreation centers. Construction is nearly complete on a new schoolyard at... Read more

Starting tomorrow, children who attend or live near William Dick Elementary School, in North Philadelphia, will have a new playground, with more green space added to what used to be mostly asphalt.

A leafy, peaceful site at the foot of an historic trestle-style river crossing, the Rogers Bridge property was as attractive to developers as it was to nature-lovers seeking a quiet spot on the Chattahoochee River. Farmed for nearly 300 years by the Rogers... Read more

For generations, a five-acre wooded site along Tanyard Creek in Northwest Atlanta served as a natural neighborhood play space. In 2005, The Trust for Public Land protected the land as a new park named for Louise Howard, the longtime owner of the property.... Read more

National Trails Day is this Saturday, June 7th. If you’re lucky, you're heading to the woods to enjoy a celebratory hike—or even better, a... Read more

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today officially opened a new three acre waterfront park located along the Kill Van Kull on the North Shore of Staten Island. Heritage Park, located at the former Blissenbach Marina site offers dramatic views of the iconic Bayonne... Read more

In a cafeteria full of students, Mayor Bill Finch and community leaders held a press conference on Thursday regarding park renovations at Jettie S. Tisdale School Playground and Johnson Oak Park. Trust for Public Land... Read more

This strip of rich woodland is an unexpected treasure in the densely populated Los Angeles suburb of Silver Lake-Elysian Valley. The mile-long property is the legacy of the Pacific Electric Red Car Trolley, which operated here until 1955. Since then,... Read more