• Cover of Land and People 2019: A little girl plays with her hula hoop on the playground.
    The spring/summer 2019 issue is here!

    Stories, ideas, and inspiration from the parks, gardens, and trails that make your community special.


    Cover of Land and People 2019: A little girl plays with her hula hoop on the playground.
  • The Trust for Public Land just released the 2019 ParkScore® index—ranking the 100 largest U.S. cities by park system.
    Which city is best for parks?

    The Trust for Public Land just released the 2019 ParkScore® index—ranking the 100 largest U.S. cities by park system. 


  • Long distance trail expert and author Liz Thomas begins her city thru-hiking tour of New York City. She’ll be hiking 175 miles through all 5 boroughs—a route connecting more than a hundred NYC playgrounds built by The Trust for Public Land.
    This is not your average walk in a park

    Long distance trail expert and author Liz Thomas took a city thru-hiking tour of New York City. She walked over 200 miles through all five boroughs—a route connecting more than a hundred New York playgrounds built by The Trust for Public Land.


    Long distance trail expert and author Liz Thomas begins her city thru-hiking tour of New York City. She’ll be hiking 175 miles through all 5 boroughs—a route connecting more than a hundred NYC playgrounds built by The Trust for Public Land.

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