Greenways

The Proctor Creek watershed separates Atlanta’s BeltLine park system from the iconic Chattahoochee River. But although residents in this area are close to both waterways, they lack easy access to either one. In fact, they’re short on parks in general.... Read more

The Triple Creek Greenway Corridor is currently in its beginning stages. When completed, it will add 14 miles of interconnected open space and trails between the existing Sand Creek Regional Greenway and the thousands of acres of public land surrounding... Read more

At just under a mile, the Dinky Line Trail runs between Orlando's downtown urban core and Loch Haven Park—home to art museums, performing arts theatres, and a science center. The Dinky Line got its name from the narrow-gauge tracks of the Orlando and... Read more

In late 2008, TPL worked with the Triangle Land Conservancy to purchase Riverwalk, permanently protected a 329-acre property at the juncture of the Neuse River and Marks Creek. This unspoiled rural area which was deemed a "Last Chance Landscape" by Scenic... Read more

In early 2011, The Trust for Public Land conserved a large, forested wetlands property along a half-mile of Ayers Creek, a popular canoeing and kayaking destination. The property, a priority for local conservation efforts, is within the 4,000-acre Holly... Read more

The Reseda River Loop is a multi-phase effort to create safe, usable open spaces for local residents to walk, jog, bike and explore nature close to home. Project plans include a new 2-acre park at the confluence of Aliso Creek and the LA River and a... Read more

The 606 is an innovative project on Chicago's Northwest side that will transform nearly three miles of unused rail line into the elevated Bloomingdale Trail, which will be linked to five ground-level neighborhood parks.... Read more

In the once polluted and uninviting shoreline of the Miami River, The Trust for Public Land saw an opportunity to connect communities to the water—and each other. The Miami River Greenway begins at the 2,000-year-old Miami Circle archeological site, a... Read more

As a port city, Portland's waterfront was the town's identifying feature for its first two and a half centuries, with the “Bayside neighborhood” serving mainly industrial purposes. In 2005, the City of Portland purchased a 13.2-acre former railroad... Read more

In the fall of 2007, The Trust for Public Land completed a series of conservation acquisitions for the Houston Parks Board, establishing a new park with a linear hike-and-bike trail along Brays Bayou in the East End. This area is a mix of ageing... Read more

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