What IF Chattanooga became the First National Park City in America?
Together we can make cities greener, healthier, fairer and more harmonious places to live. Why not?
A National Park City is a shared vision and journey for a better life. Everyone in a National Park City is able to benefit and contribute everyday.
It is a large-scale and long-term vision that is achievable through many actions. Much is already happening but by working, learning, sharing and acting together, across communities and governments, we can achieve even more.
Chattanooga is already at step 4 of the process as we create our story and what a National Park City will mean for our region.
Join the journey by pledging in the sign-up section to help Chattanooga become a National Park City. We will add you to our mailing list for updates and how you, your organization and/or business can continue to push our grassroots movement forward.
This pledge is in line with the Universal Charter For National Park Cities and confirms that we collectively share the ambition, responsibility and power to deliver a better Chattanooga to achieve the what if above. In the coming months, we, together, will create our Chattanooga National Park City Charter.
A National Park City is a place, a vision and a city-wide community that is acting together to make life better for people, places and nature. A defining feature is the widespread commitment to act so people, culture and nature work together to provide a better foundation for life and so we can enjoy ourselves too. It is long-term, large-scale, hyperlocal, personal and intergenerational. Everyone in a National Park City has the potential to contribute and benefit every day.
London National Park City is a movement to improve life for everyone in London. A movement working with citizens, visitors and partners to help everybody enjoy London’s great outdoors.
London became the first National Park City in 2019 and is facilitating the growth of the movement along with World Urban Parks and Salzburg Global Seminar with the goal of 25 National Park Cities by 2025.
The International National Park City Foundation awarded Adelaide National Park City status in 2021. This made Adelaide the first city in Australia and second in the world (after London) to receive the honor.
Adelaide becoming a National Park City is the beginning of a journey to improve city life through everyday actions to enjoy connecting with nature and each other.
Adelaide National Park City covers all of Greater Adelaide. This includes Salisbury to the north, Aldinga to the south, Burnside to the east, and Grange to the west, plus the city centre.