Explore our Parks for People projects

We recently sat down with Adrian Benepe to get his take on the proposed QueensWay rails-to-trails project, a three and a half mile defunct railroad that could become a bustling bicycle and recreation path—and a treasure for the Queens community.

It’s nine o’clock in the morning in eastern Los Angeles and the California sun is shining bright. Excitement fills the air at Before the Bell Rings Child Care as twelve small children pack their wagons with snacks, toys, and balls for the short walk to their new playground at El Sereno Arroyo Park.

Last summer, The Trust for Public Land unveiled the latest in a series of re-imagined school playgrounds designed "for kids by kids.” We sat down with Taura McMeekin, a fifth grade teacher and the school’s environmental education leader, to hear how her class has been digging its new “green yard.”

Detailed topographical map of the Northern Sierra Partnership Region

In 2011, The Trust for Public Land and the Loon Echo Land Trust created a Greenprint for guiding open space and natural resource conservation in Maine's Sebago Lake region.

It happens every time the ball drops; each New Year, millions of people resolve to get fit. But by the time the confetti clears, most of us are back on the couch and ready to drop the ball again—this time on our workout routines. If gym time sounds too boring—or too expensive—to get your heart pumping, try one of these top ten outdoor alternatives for reaching your 2013 fitness goals.

It’s Valentine’s Day, and atmosphere is everything. Make it a kiss to remember at one of these seven romantic spots—all protected with help from The Trust for Public Land.

Pennsylvania Statewide Public Opinion Survey

Map of completed projects in Vermont through 2013.