Mountain Lakes, NJ

65% of Mountain Lakes 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.

Mountain Lakes residents who live within a 10-minute walk of a park
By Age (%)
Children (0 - 19)
65
Adults (20 - 64)
65
Seniors (65+)
65
By Income (%)
High Income
65
Middle Income
68
Low Income
63
By Race/Ethnicity (%)
Native American*
75
Asian*
67
Black*
60
Hispanic
67
White*
65
2 or More Races*
67
Other*
71
*Excludes those that report Hispanic origin (which is captured separately from race by the U.S. Census).
19% of Mountain Lakes’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.