The trust for Public Land today announced the 2019 ParkScore rankings.

2019 ParkScore Rankings Now Available - News | Planetizen

Washington, D.C. has the highest ParkScore among the 100 largest U.S. cities, according to an annual ranking announced today by the Trust for Public Land (TPL).

The rankings combine U.S. Census data with a TPL database of local parks and ESRI's 2018 Demographic forecasts to score cities, towns, and communities on how well they provide needed parks. The TPL website provides much more detail about the methodology of the rankings.

The complete top ten in the ParkScore rankings reads as follows:

  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. St. Paul, Minnesota
  3. Minneapolis, Minnesota
  4. Arlington, Virginia
  5. Portland, Oregon
  6. Irvine, California
  7. San Francisco, California
  8. Cincinnati, Ohio
  9. New York, New York
  10. Chicago, Illinois