Parks are essential to the physical, social, environmental, and economic health of a community—and cities nationwide. That’s why the National Recreation and Park Association, The Trust for Public Land, and the Urban Land Institute are leading a nationwide movement to ensure there’s a great park within a 10-minute walk of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America. Over 220 Mayors and counting have come together to support the 10-Minute Walk campaign and are increasing equitable park access and quality through local policy changes, master planning efforts, and increased funding.

In April 2018, the first round of 10-Minute Walk grantees were selected. The 12 Grantees will work over the next year to advance equitable park access and quality in their communities.

10-Minute Walk Mayors

View a current list of Mayors that have joined the campaign, track progress, and get updates.


10-Minute Walk Planning Grant and Technical Assistance

With support from The JPB Foundation, NRPA offered grants and technical assistance to support planning efforts that help cities increase access to high quality parks within a 10-minute walk. The application period closed November 9, 2018.

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