City parks

A pump track is a specially designed skills area for mountain bikers, featuring smooth, banked turns-it can feel like being on a roller coaster! They're fun for riders of all ages and ability levels, and a great way to brush up on skills for riding trails... Read more

LA city officials charged with finding solutions to the drought are turning their attention to neighborhood alleys, which they hope to transform into "green spaces" meant to capture and conserve much-needed water.

An idyllic interlude on the Cuyahoga River today is a harbinger of what millions can expect when the Lake Link Trail is completed. Hundreds got a foretaste as the Cleveland Foundation announced a gift of $5 million towards completion of the trail.

Green space is in short supply in Denver's Westwood neighborhood. In fact, Curatro Vientos—or Four Winds—will be the first new park in the area in more than 30 years. Slated to open in September of 2014, the park will provide a vibrant community open space... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL) and the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition (SLVLFC) are pleased to announce the acquisition of the 38-acre Polston School property in Alamosa, Colorado as the site of the Rio... Read more

Though Portland, Oregon, is renowned for its parks and open space, there’s still work to done before the city can meet its goal of putting a park within a half-mile walk of every resident by the year 2020. The Trust for Public Land is working with Portland... Read more

Built in 1868, Mestizo-Curtis Park is the oldest in Denver. Its nine acres of tree-lined paths hold great potential, but the park lacks the amenities it needs to serve as a quality gathering and play space for this dense and diverse neighborhood.

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The Trust for Public Land has announced the final land acquisition for The 606 park and trail system on Chicago's northwest side, adding a new access park adjacent to the western trailhead. The non-profit, which... Read more

Staten Island's former Blissenbach Marina, a contaminated boat yard, sat vacant along Staten Island's north shore waterfront for years, covered in gravel and weeds. The Trust for Public Land, working with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey,... Read more

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