Center for City Park Excellence
Data on the types of facilities found in parks in U.S. cities from City Park Facts 2010 report.
Statistics on dog parks from the Center for City Park Excellence.
City Population Density data from the 2010 City Park Facts report.
The economic benefits of the park and recreation system of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
This report examines the economic benefits and fiscal impact of parks and open space in Nassau and Suffolk Counties, New York.
A study of the park system of Denver shows that the city's parks generate considerable economic value, both to the local government and to Denver residents.
Article from the Center for City Park Excellence: "Secrets of the private sector: How parks and recreation agencies can flex their marketing muscles."
This document provides explanation of the population density classes used in the City Park Facts Reports and the different classifications of these classes.
Our new study of the park system of Seattle shows that the city's parks generate considerable economic value—both to the local government and to Seattle residents.
Covering the reservoirs can provide much needed park space in densely populated cities. This article originally appeared in Urban Land, 2009.