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. Through a collective national voice, Mayoral endorsement, and local action, the 10-Minute Walk Campaign aims to increase park access, quality, and funding within a 10-minute walk of home.

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 news and updates.



Parkology: A New Resource for Park Advocates and Park Leaders

Parkology is a partnership between NRPA, City Parks Alliance, and The Trust for Public Land aiming to increase local stewardship and park creation by empowering communities and increasing connections to park leaders. Parkology is a knowledge sharing platform that includes vetted answers by a national advisory board to top questions asked about parks.

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News Stories

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Former landfill to reopen as a park in Portland, Ore.

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Tenn. county will accept land donation for outdoor recreation area