The Trust for Public Land’s 2019 ParkScore® rankings are out today, and there’s a big shake-up at the top! Washington, DC, climbed into first place, unseating perennial champion Minneapolis, thanks to DC’s improvements in park amenities like basketball hoops, dog parks, and bathrooms.
The annual ParkScore index is the definitive analysis of the 100 largest U.S. cities based on park access, acreage, amenities, and funding. Check out tpl.org/parkscore to see how your city stacks up against the rest. This year for the first time, our ParkScore analysis offers custom insights on park access for nearly 14,000 municipalities across the country, so you can get the facts you need to make the case for parks, wherever you live.
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