There's a big blank spot on the map of the Denver metro.

In the city’s northeast corner, the grid ends abruptly in an open prairie. Instead of cars and trucks, a herd of bison lumbers across the grass. Bald eagles perch in tall cottonwood trees, taking in the panoramic view of downtown...

A woman looks out over North Floyd Hill

This land provides a unique opportunity to create a new trailhead and public access to more than 12,000 acres of Clear Creak County and Jefferson County open space. New trails for mountain biking and hiking will connect to an existing trail system that is currently inaccessible from I-70. Protected from development, this land will continue to provide recreation opportunities to people throughout the Denver metro area for years to come.

Situated within one of the densest, lowest income, most diverse, and park poor neighborhoods, the Tenderloin Wellness Trail works to prioritize the streets and sidewalks between all Tenderloin parks and playgrounds in order to cultivate a safe, vibrant and beautiful wellness trail. The Tenderloin is home to the densest concentration of children and families, yet the few open spaces that exist are often underutilized, unknown, or disconnected.


Mention California’s Napa Valley and most people think wine country, not wilderness. But beyond the vineyards and tasting rooms you’ll also find hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and spectacular views–if you know where to look.

Dominated by Mount St. Helena, Robert Louis Stevenson State...

Press release

The Trust for Public Land and Dartmouth College, in partnership with the National Park Service, today announced the sale of the 175-acre Hudson Farm. The Trust for Public Land purchased the property from Dartmouth and immediately conveyed it to the National Park Service to be added to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail.

Press release

Will Rogers, President of The Trust for Public Land, today issued the following statement after the release of President Trump’s first budget:

Runyon Canyon, Los Angeles

Every year as many as two million people escape the bustle of Los Angeles to hike in Runyon Canyon Park. Located in the Hollywood Hills next door to one of the city’s most crowded neighborhoods, Runyon Canyon is a popular place to meet with friends, walk dogs, hike, and enjoy expansive views.


Thanks in part to movies Wild and A Walk in the Woods, the Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail are more popular than ever. The nation’s two most famous footpaths lure thousands of...

In the News

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with Montana Fish, Wildlife, & Parks, today announced that it has secured a conservation easement on 7,068 acres of the Trumbull Creek property.

Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail, HI

Encircling Hawai‘i Island is an ancient coastal trail system that once connected all communities, known traditionally as the alaloa or alanui (long or large trail). In 2000, Congress established the Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail to preserve, protect, and where necessary reestablish a 175-mile long designated corridor of that original trail – it does not include the island’s Northeast coast.