Denton, TX
47% of Denton residents live
within a 10-minute walk of a park
Everyone deserves a park within a 10-minute walk of home.
Is Denton meeting that goal?
47%
of residents live within a 10 minute walk of a park.
National average 55%
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by age
Children (0 - 19)
Adults (20 - 64)
Seniors (65+)
Percent of residents within a
10-minute walk of a park by income
Percent of residents within a 10-minute walk of a park by race/ethnicity
5%
of Denton's city land is used for parks and recreation.
National median 15%
Where in Denton are parks needed most?
Denton has 47 parks
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Mayor Chris Watts has pledged to adopt long-term, system-wide strategies to make sure every Denton resident has access to all the benefits parks provide.
"I have endorsed the vision that everyone deserves a park or open space within a 10-minute walk of home." — Mayor Watts
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Contact Robert Kent, Texas State Director at the Trust for Public Land
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