🏞️ 16 43 74 87 88 99

Winning Powerball numbers? Nope.

  • That’s the 2023 ParkScore for DFW’s six cities that are among the 100 most populated U.S. cities. (👇 Rankings below)

To quote Pete Campbell,

“Not great Bob!”

Why it matters: Parks are part of the public health infrastructure of a city.

  • With residents of the top 25 cities less likely to report low physical activity or poor mental health.

⛏️ Dig deeper The best U.S. cities for public parks

🖼️ The big picture: The summary from the Trust for Public Land report says it all:

“If we had a medicine that delivered as many benefits as parks, we would all be taking it. Parks deliver cardiovascular benefits, fight loneliness, combat osteoporosis, counter stress anxiety, and more. And they do those things without adverse side effects and at minimal costs.”

✅ For your Smart Homeowner list

  • Contact your City Council Member and speak up about the need for strategic investment in parks where you live.



DFW: Plano 16, Dallas 43, Arlington 74, Garland 87, Ft. Worth 88, Irving 99

Other Notable: D.C. 1, St. Paul 2, Minneapolis 3, Seattle 8, Portland 9

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