Cherry Blossoms

D.C. Tops the 2021 ParkScore List

The Trust for Public Land has published the most recent version of its annual ranking of parks and open space. A new twist for 2021includes a new metric to consider equity.

May 28, 2021 - Trust for Public Land

child playing in Peavey Plaza fountain in Minneapolis

2020 ParkScore Ranks Minneapolis at the Top

The need for access to parks and open space has never been as obvious, or as pressing.

May 21, 2020 - The Trust for Public Land

Jefferson Memorial

2019 ParkScore Rankings Now Available

The trust for Public Land today announced the 2019 ParkScore rankings.

May 22, 2019 - The Trust for Public Land

Lake Calhoun

Ranking the Best U.S. Cities for Parks

The 2018 ParkScore is now available.

May 24, 2018 - Trust for Public Land

Minneapolis and New York City Top 2014 ParkScore Ratings

The third annual rating of cities ranks the access, size, and spending of parks in the 60 largest cities in the country.

June 2, 2014 - The Trust for Public Land

Which of America's Cities Has the Most Plentiful Parks?

Emily Badger looks at the latest "ParkScore" rankings released by the Trust for Public Land (TPL). Using advanced GIS, TPL ranks America's fifty largest cities by evaluating factors including park access, size, services and investment.

June 5, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

How Do Your City's Parks Score?

A new tool for assessing the quality of the park systems in America's cities was unveiled this week by The Trust for Public Land. Ryan Donahue delivers the rankings.

May 24, 2012 - City Parks Blog

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