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.

10-Minute Walk Mayors

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

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10-Minute Walk Commitment Framework

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The framework is to be used to guide action, celebrate cities, and build a national best practice network to support city leaders.

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Safe Routes to Parks

Safe Routes To Parks

Safe Routes to Parks is NRPA’s campaign to implement strategies that create safe and equitable access to parks for all people. These strategies align with the goals of the 10-Minute Walk campaign and are great tools to increase access and safe walking connections to parks.

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10-Minute Walk Promotional Materials

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Promote the 10-Minute Walk Campaign -- and the importance of parks and walking -- to your local community using these media resources.

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10-Minute Walk Learning Series

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The 10-Minute Walk learning series provides best practices from your peers on how to achieve equitable park access and quality. You’ll find videos, recorded Q&A sessions, and ways to engage with the campaign.

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10-Minute Walk Grantee City Profiles

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In January 2019, NRPA welcomed the second set of 10-Minute Walk grantees. Learn more about these cities and their commitments to the campaign.

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Parkology

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Parkology is a knowledge sharing platform that helps increase local stewardship and park creation by empowering communities and increasing connections to park leaders.

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