The economic benefits of Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Kensington SummerPhoto credit: Photo courtesy of Huron-Clinton Metroparks

Public park and trail systems are a valuable component of healthy communities. The Trust for Public Land conducted a study of the Huron-Clinton Metroparks in Southeast Michigan and found that parks and trails generate over $90 million in economic benefits each year. They improve community health, reduce stormwater runoff, attract visitors, enhance property values, and boost economic development. To learn more about all these economics benefits, read the full report or fact sheet.