City parks

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

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

The Trust for Public Land announced today it has signed an agreement to try to permanently protect a 10-acre parcel of land in the city’s Silver Lake neighborhood. The former trolley line land is one of the city’s largest undeveloped land parcels.

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Harvey and Karen Pitts took a tour of the new gym in their neighborhood Sunday morning. While Harvey, 44, tested out one of the situp benches, Karen, 43, pumped out a set of lat pull-downs. They explored the rest of the strength training equipment — which... Read more

Student Avery Anthony describes the schoolyard at William Cramp Elementary School in North Philadelphia like this: "Our site is plain ground. All we do is talk and run. It gets boring and there are no games."

The Trust for Public Land is helping... Read more

Park directors and advocates hailed the latest report on city parks released Wednesday by The Trust for Public Land, a leading national non-profit in creating urban parks across the country.

The 2014 City Parks Facts report, now available at... Read more

In Southeast Washington, D.C., the CDC estimates obesity rates to be higher than in the district as a whole. In these neighborhoods, safe and healthy places to exercise are scarce-and many residents cannot afford private gym fees.

To address this... Read more

Four Miami-Dade Parks will get new Fitness Zone® exercise areas, The Trust for Public Land announced today. Thanks to a $160,000 grant from the Health Foundation of South Florida, The Trust for Public Land will work in... Read more

At a ceremony held yesterday at the Science Museum of Minnesota in St. Paul, The Trust for Public Land announced the winners of its sixth annual Conservation Leadership Awards. The awards recognize outstanding support for the conservation of Minnesota... Read more

New York magazine story posing the question "Is San Francisco New York?" recently made media waves. While the piece focused on high tech business and real estate, a more... Read more