ParkScore 2021 results coming May 27, 2021

In these challenging times, access to the outdoors is more important than ever. And yet, across the country, more than 100 million people don’t have a park within a 10-minute walk of home.
How does your city stack up? Enter a city name to explore park access and quality, near you and nationwide.

The Trust for Public Land ParkScore® index:

The most comprehensive evaluation of park access and quality in the 100 largest U.S. cities.

2020 ParkScore rankings

The COVID-19 pandemic has underscored that close-to-home parks are crucial to a community’s quality of life. Read “Parks and the pandemic,” a special report from experts at The Trust for Public Land addressing the challenges and changes that the pandemic poses to America’s parks and open spaces.

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How do we calculate the scores?

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Why publish the ParkScore index?

Today, 100 million Americans don’t have a park within a 10-minute walk of home. We have the most comprehensive data on park access for almost every city and town in the United States—and we’re using it to pinpoint the neighborhoods where parks are needed most.

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