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Encyclopedia > Urban park
A child running in a urban park
A child running in a urban park

An urban park, also known as a municipal park, is a park that is built in cities and other incorporated places to offer recreation and green space to residents of and visitors to the municipality. The design, operation and maintenance is usually done by city government, or by a county or state government on certain occasions, but may occasionally be contracted out to a private sector company. Image File history File links Gnome-globe. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 3. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (2592 × 1944 pixel, file size: 3. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... For other uses of the word Greenbelt, see Greenbelt (disambiguation). ... As a general term, Municipal government refers to local government operating at the level of a city, town, or village. ... United States of America, showing states, divided into counties. ... A state government is the government of a subnational entity in nation-states with federal forms of government, which shares political power with the federal government or national government. ...

Common features of municipal parks include playgrounds, hiking, running and mixed use trails or paths, bridle paths, sports field and courts, public restrooms, boat ramps and/or picnic facilities depending on the budget and natural features available. Bridle Path may refer to the following: The_Bridle_Path, Toronto Bridle Path, New Zealand This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...

According to the Trust for Public Land, the three most visited municipal parks in the United States are Central Park in New York, Lincoln Park in Chicago, and Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, respectively.[1] The Trust for Public Land (TPL) is a land conservation nonprofit founded in 1972 and based in San Francisco, CA. TPL works throughout the United States to conserve land for people as parks, gardens, and other natural places. ... Central Park is a large public, urban park (843 acres or 3. ... Lincoln Park may refer to several towns, neighborhoods, parks, and census-designated places in the United States, as well as a national park in Australia and a public park in Mexico City. ... Golden Gate Park, located in San Francisco, California, is a large urban park. ...

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This is a partial list of municipal parks in the United States. ... The term greenway was coined by taking the green from green belt and adding it to the way from parkway. ... For the Korean family name Park, see Korean name. ... Category:Nature Image:Shea circle. ...


  1. ^ America's Most Visited City Parks. Retrieved on 2007-04-02.

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