Here are the 10 best city parks in the U.S

10. Klyde Warren Park

This nationally renowned 5-acre oasis, situated on a sunken freeway, exemplifies the vibrant and dynamic nature of downtown Dallas.

9. Gas Works Park 

Located on the grounds of a former coal gasification plant, this distinctive park offers a picturesque setting for picnics, kite-flying, and cycling along the Lake Union shoreline. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Seattle skyline.

8. Fairmount Park  

With miles of trails for horseback riders, off-road cyclists, and hikers, this park also offers Victorian-style trolley tours of its Colonial-era mansions. Notably, it is also home to America's oldest zoo, the Philadelphia Zoo. 

7. Falls Park on the Reedy  

In downtown, the picturesque Reedy River flows through, revealing stunning waterfalls that can be admired from an acclaimed pedestrian suspension bridge in Falls Park. 

6. White River State Park 

Alongside its trails, waterways, and green spaces, this park is also host to notable attractions including the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, Indianapolis Zoo, and Eiteljorg Museum. 

5. Falls Park 

Easily accessible from downtown Sioux Falls, Falls Park spans 123 acres and is renowned for its namesake cascade, where an impressive 7,400 gallons of water per second plunge 100 feet. 

4. Patterson Park 

Baltimore's oldest park offers a range of amenities including a pagoda, two ice rinks, playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, athletic fields, picnic pavilions, and a boat lake. 

3. Hermann Park 

Within this park, visitors can explore the Houston Zoo, Houston Museum of Natural Science, and the Miller Outdoor Theatre. Additionally, the park offers attractions such as a Japanese garden, rose garden, and golf course. 

2. Forest Park  

Featuring over 6 million gallons of water and 80 different tree species, this vast park offers a variety of attractions including multi-story fireplaces, an adventure playground, a boathouse, sensory garden, and a reading tree. 

1. Gathering Place 

With over 6 million gallons of water and an impressive variety of 80 tree species, this expansive park offers a range of attractions such as multi-story fireplaces, an adventure playground, a boathouse, a sensory garden, and a reading tree.