Parks have health, economic, environmental and social benefits for all of us.
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Proximity to parks dictates property value
Physical fitness and parks and recreation majors have low unemployment
Parks protect and conserve biodiversity while keeping our air and water clean
Access to parks and recreation facilities aids in the control of obesity, boosts the immune system, diminishes the risk of disease, and increases life expectancy
Parks help build and strengthen community ties and bring diverse populations together
Well-planned and well-maintained parks can increase public safety