Trails

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

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

With its rugged terrain, mature forests, and remote location, the
14,000-acre Sturgeon River Gorge Wilderness features stunning
waterfalls, rapids, ponds, oxbows, and terraces along the river's
13-mile run in Michigan's deepest valley.... 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

Residents of fast-growing San Antonio work tirelessly to protect the Edwards Aquifer, sole source of the city's drinking water. In 1999, residents passed Proposition 3, a dedicated sales tax to purchase watershed land around the city and in 2000, we... Read more

Since Colonial times, an expanse of land known as the Common Pasture, in Newbury and Newburyport has been continuously used for farming and pasturing livestock. In recent time, the legacy of this historic landscape, and the drinking water supply and... Read more

The Borough of Allentown prides itself on its historic homes set in a rural landscape. In 2007, concerned residents asked TPL to help protect more than 140 acres on the borough's border, adjacent to the local Heritage Park and a new elementary school site... Read more

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