May 28, 2021 - News

St. Paul slips past Minneapolis in parks ranking, but neither claim top spot

Harriet Island Regional Park in St. Paul. Photo: Raymond Boyd/Getty Images

Minneapolis has been dethroned by Washington, D.C., atop the Trust for Public Land's annual index of park systems in the U.S.

  • To add insult to injury, Minneapolis fell to third place after getting passed by rival St. Paul, which inched from third to second.

How it works: 100 park systems are ranked on metrics like accessibility, amenities, acreage, investment and equity.

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