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Join Us for National Walk to a Park Day on October 10th

 

Walk to a Park Day_Canopy Banner_R1-bannerLast October, on 10/10 at 10:10AM—The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association, Urban Land Institute, and more than 200 mayors around the country—launched the 10-Minute Walk Campaign, an historic effort to ensure there’s a great park within a 10-minute walk of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across the country.

This 10/10 we’re proud to announce the first annual National Walk to a Park Day—a day devoted to celebrating the parks we have, and advocating for the parks we need.
Today, 1 in 3 Americans—more than 100 million people—don’t have a park within a 10-minute walk of home.

This campaign is a national movement to change that. Studies show access to nearby parks improves the physical health of residents and provides important social and community benefits—from boosting business and helping revitalize neighborhoods to cleaning and cooling the air, improving climate resilience, and providing opportunities for environmental education.

Parks are the anchors of healthy, livable communities, providing countless benefits—from helping to cool our cities to improving health and well-being to providing much-needed spaces to gather and play.

Visit www.walktoaparkday.org to pledge to walk to a park on 10/10. Then share your story using #10minwalk and #WalkToAParkDay. For every pledge, Hydro Flask’s Parks for All program will donate $1 to create parks where they’re needed most.

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