Chattanooga, TN

40% of Chattanooga residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park.
Median City, 100 most populous U.S. cities: 74%
Median City, all urban cities and towns in U.S.: 55%

We’re working to ensure that every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America has a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home.

Chattanooga residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
43
Adults (20 - 64)
41
Seniors (65+)
35
By Income (%)
High Income
33
Middle Income
38
Low Income
50
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
37
Asian*
25
Black*
53
Hispanic
46
Pacific Islander*
27
White*
33
2 or More Races*
38
Other*
39
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
8% of Chattanooga’s land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
Make the Commitment
Pledge to make parks a priority!
Everyone should have access to a quality park within a 10-minute walk of home. Our 10-Minute Walk™ Program calls on mayors to demonstrate their commitment to parks and adopt long-term, system-wide strategies that accelerate the creation of parks.
A statement from Mayor Tim Kelly
Mayor Tim Kelly has pledged to adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to make sure every resident has access to all the benefits parks provide.