Bring the Outdoors In

While you spend more time at home, we are bringing the beauty of parks to you! Learn about local attractions through the Hidden Treasures series, connect with nature through apps, take virtual tours and more!

Want to spend time in the outdoors maintaining trails without any strict commitments?

The VolunTrail Club can help you do just that. The group meets once a month at various trails around the city. You can come to one of our meetups or you can come to ALL of our meetups!

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Hidden Treasures in our Parks

Discover the hidden treasures, unique wildlife, flora, and fauna tucked within our city parks and natural areas. 

Bike & Bench Buddies

In this video Michael Moore tells us about the Bench and Tree Buddy programs.

Thalia Creek Kayak Launch

In this video Katie tells us about the Thalia Creek Kayak Launch.

Keeping our Waterways Clean

In this video Mike Moore talks about the importance of keeping our waterways clean.

Watch the Hidden Treasures Playlist

 Connect with Nature

Download Our Park Zoom Backgrounds 

Virtual meetings on Zoom have become the new norm, so we're taking it to the next level with these customized nature backgrounds. Now you can truly bring the outdoors in with these backgrounds straight from our beautiful, local parks. Just download the background, add it to your zoom call - and voilà - you have natural beautification added to your meeting that everyone will enjoy. Not sure how to add the background to Zoom? Check out this video or see the instructions below.

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