Greenways

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

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 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

Since 1994, The Trust for Public Land has worked with the City of Chattanooga, acquiring land and easements to create a large system of parks and greenways. TPL helped the University of Tennessee ... Read more

Since 1994, The Trust for Public Land has worked with the City of Chattanooga to create a large system of parks and greenways. Across the Tennessee River from the heart of Chattanooga, this winding greenway is a linear park that includes two miles of... Read more

Since 1994, The Trust for Public Land has worked with the City of Chattanooga, acquiring land and easements to create a large system of parks and greenways. In the south, a section winds along the creek corridor from Camp Jordan northward to the Tennessee... Read more

Meandering for 75 miles through Houston and surrounding Harris County, Buffalo Bayou is an important open space resource. But residents of the crowded East End of Houston enjoy little access to the historic waterway, where the battle of San Jacinto was... Read more

The Trust for Public Land has facilitated the purchase of more than 46 acres of land in Upper Freehold Township to be added to a growing greenbelt around the historic Borough of... Read more

Rivers and streams define the Denver metro area. Since 1858, when gold was discovered at the confluence of Cherry Creek and the South Platte River, waterways have been integral to the region's growth and economy. They also are irreplaceable networks of... Read more

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