Building Healthy Communities

Click on the links below to learn more about each service area.

Park bench and dual lamp post under trees on a bright sunny day.


Creating a system of parks for all

People walk up and down a series of steps as the sun rises on the Muir Beach Overlook, a trail with


Creating a network of trails for public health and enjoyment

A group of kayakers on a river

Water Trails

Creating public access to explore our nation’s waterways

A biker rides down a dirt trail with trees alongside a clear water river on a sunny day.


Developing outdoor recreation strategies that support community health goals

Mesa Verde National Park’s Long House Cliff Dwelling Kivas on a sunny day with the cliff shadowing t


Helping communities preserve cultural connections to lands and waters

Bright orange flames burn tall trees in a smoke engulfed forest.

Natural Disasters

Assisting communities with natural disaster recovery

A wooden pedestrian bridge passes over a creek and tall green shrubbery.


Developing equitable access to the nation’s lands and waters

An abandoned bridge crosses over a river under a cloudy grey sky.

Underutilized Spaces

Reimagining underutilized spaces for community use

Last updated: February 15, 2022