City parks

For years, children at William Dick Elementary played on an asphalt yard with very little playground equipment. The hard surface prevented rainwater from being absorbed so the yard was often covered in puddles—one was so large that students called it "the... Read more

There may be no other San Francisco neighborhood in as dire need of a well-designed park as the densely populated Tenderloin District.

A majority of families here live below the poverty line in cramped apartments and single-occupancy units. Without... Read more

The Trust for Public Land (TPL), in partnership with the Miami-Dade Parks, Recreation & Open Spaces Department, announces the grand opening of the organization's first Fitness Zone® installation at West Perrine Park. The dedication will take place... Read more

The Trust for Public Land's Fitness Zone® installations provide a fun, accessible, and social environment where people can enjoy getting fit. These clusters of outdoor gym equipment provide park visitors... Read more

Throughout its history, Miami has been a magnet to visitors and newcomers from around the world. But rapid growth has come at a cost: development has created a dense, crowded city with little green space—just 2.8 acres per 1,000 residents, less than a... Read more

The Trust for Public Land is partnering with the City of Bridgeport and the Fairfield County Community Foundation to begin implementing the city’s new Parks Master Plan. With support from the... Read more

For decades, this 13-acre wooded urban oasis in Portland's Back Cove neighborhood has been used by Portland residents with the landowner's consent. Known as Canco Woods, this neighborhood park is popular with joggers, dog-walkers, mountain bikers, cross-... Read more

After a stroke robbed him of his sight and independence, Vietnam veteran Michael Perryman's health began to deteriorate. He was losing weight and strength quickly, and was always tired. That is, until his sister learned about the new Fitness Zone®... Read more

Map of completed projects in New Jersey, updated 2012.

St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood is home to a diverse immigrant population. Though residents come from all around the world, they share strong agricultural traditions and the desire for a place where families can celebrate their roots. The Trust for Public... Read more