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Parks announcement

Sacramento Scored 30 out of 100 Parks Nationwide!

(As reported by the Director of YPCE)

Trust for Public Land released the 2023 ParkScore! Sacramento has ranked 30 out 100 national cities. ParkScore® for Sacramento, CA - TPL The park numbers include city parks, the State of California and Sacramento County parks. 84% of Sacramento residents live within 10 minutes of a park! The Special Report documents the benefits of parks to overall health citing evidence to support the need for parks in our communities with 14 recommendations to promote health by equitably improving access to parks and programs.  This comes just in time for our Parks Plan 2040 policy development. Parks are proven to be good for physical, mental and environmental health, and here in Sacramento, while there is still some work to do, we should be so proud of how where our park system ranks among 100 of the most populous US cities.