Parks provide intrinsic environmental, aesthetic, and recreation benefits to our cities. They are also a source of positive economic benefits. They enhance property values, increase municipal revenue, bring in home-buyers and workers, and attract retirees.
City parks help clean the air and improve public health. Trees in urban parks remove up to 7,111,000 tons of toxins from the air annually at a value of $3.8 billion to cities. Green spaces also filter rain, reducing water pollution, protecting drinking water, and decreasing the rates of waterborne illness.
environmental sustainability. According to a report by the NPRA, parks facilities conserve natural resources and wildlife habitat, protect air and water quality, and preserve open space for current and future generations.
City parks provide access to recreational opportunities, increase property values, spur local economies, combat crime, and protect cities from environmental impact.
Park maintenance includes all the work necessary to keep a public park area safe, clean, and operating efficiently to serve the needs of its visitors.
National parks are large areas of public land set aside for native plants, animals and the places in which they live. National parks protect places of natural beauty.