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Comment on the draft parks plan via video

In addition to the usual methods of hearing responses from residents across the region, we invite you to comment via short videos about our draft parks update.

September 22, 2020

Grants help grow metro parks and trails

The investment reflects the region’s commitment to preserve natural resources, and encourage the use of regional parks among residents of all ages, incomes, races, and ethnicities.

August 13, 2020

Regional park visits reach new high in 2019

Visits to regional parks and trails continued to trend upward in 2019, climbing to an estimated 63.3 million visits. The estimate is the highest on record and represents a 6.3% increase over 2018.

July 6, 2020

Engaging community is focus of parks equity planning

A new equity analysis is required for park agencies to show how they engaged the public in developing park and trail master plans, or amending those plans, and the outcomes of the engagement.

March 12, 2020