2019 Engagement with Parks Report

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) examines how people engage with their local park, as well as the importance of public parks and recreation facilities in people’s lives.

Study findings include:

  • Frequency of park visits
  • Key reasons driving park engagement and facility usage
  • Favorite outdoor activities
  • Barriers preventing increased park usage
  • Public support for local park and recreation departments.

Various demographic breakouts–generation, ethnicity, income, family–are included.