List of urban parks by size

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A list of all urban parks larger than 1,000 acres (405 hectares; 4 square kilometres; 2 square miles) and contained entirely within a city's municipal or metropolitan boundary.

City Region/State Country Park Size in acres Size in hectares
São Paulo São Paulo  Brazil Serra da Cantareira 7005160124290000000160,124.29 700516012429000000064,800.00
Guadalajara Jalisco  Mexico Bosque de la Primavera 700474131610000000074,131.61 700474131610000000030,000.00
Cape Town Western Cape  South Africa Table Mountain National Park[1] 700460070000000000060,070.00[2] 700460070000000000024,309.47
Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro  Brazil Pedra Branca State Park 700430626000000000030,626.00[3] 700430626000000000012,393.90
 Moscow  Moscow  Russia Losiny Ostrov National Park[4] 700428717000000000028,717.00 700428717000000000011,621.36
Scottsdale  Arizona  United States McDowell Sonoran Preserve[5] 700427800000000000027,800.00 700427800000000000011,250.26
Mumbai Maharashtra  India Sanjay Gandhi National Park 700425700000000000025,700.00 700425700000000000010,400.42
Greater Buenos Aires and La Plata  Buenos Aires  Argentina Parque Provincial Pereyra Iraola[6] 700425323000000000025,323.00 700425323000000000010,247.85
El Paso  Texas  United States Franklin Mountains State Park 700424248000000000024,248.00 70042424800000000009,812.82
 New Orleans  Louisiana  United States Bayou Sauvage National Wildlife Refuge 700422770000000000022,770.00 70042277000000000009,214.69
Seoul Gyeonggi-do  South Korea Bukhansan National Park 700419407660000000019,407.66[7] 70041940766000000007,854.00
Edmonton  Alberta  Canada North Saskatchewan River valley parks system 700418000000000000018,000.00 70041800000000000007,284.34
Islamabad Islamabad Capital Territory  Pakistan Margalla Hills National Park 700417386000000000017,386.00 70041738600000000007,035.86
Phoenix  Arizona  United States South Mountain Park 700416094000000000016,094.00 70041609400000000006,513.01
Sydney  New South Wales  Australia Western Sydney Parklands 700413047160000000013,047.16 70041304716000000005,280.00[8]
Lahore and Kasur  Punjab  Pakistan Changa Manga 700412423000000000012,423.00 70041242300000000005,027.41
 Toronto  Ontario  Canada Rouge Park 700412356000000000012,356.00 70041235600000000005,000.30
 Houston  Texas  United States Cullen Park 70039270000000000009,270.00 70039270000000000003,751.44
 Los Angeles  California  United States Topanga State Park 70038960000000000008,960.00 70038960000000000003,625.98
Seongnam and Gwangju Gyeonggi-do  South Korea Namhansanseong 70038512780000000008,512.78 70038512780000000003,445.00[9]
Jacksonville  Florida  United States Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve 70037870000000000007,870.00 70037870000000000003,184.88
 Houston  Texas  United States George Bush Park 70037800000000000007,800.00 70037800000000000003,156.55
Phoenix  Arizona  United States North Mountain Preserve 70037500000000000007,500.00 70037500000000000003,035.14
 New York City  New York  United States Gateway National Recreation Area (part) 70037138000000000007,138.00 70037138000000000002,888.65
San Jose  California  United States Don Edwards San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge (part) 70036800000000000006,800.00 70036800000000000002,751.86
Louisville  Kentucky  United States Jefferson Memorial Forest 70036011000000000006,011.00 70036011000000000002,432.57
Eufaula  Alabama  United States Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge (part) 70036000000000000006,000.00 70036000000000000002,428.11
San Diego  California  United States Mission Trails Regional Park 70035840000000000005,840.00 70035840000000000002,363.36
Raleigh  North Carolina  United States William B. Umstead State Park 70035579000000000005,579.00 70035579000000000002,257.74
Moscow  Moscow  Russia Bitsa Park 70035457000000000005,457.00 70035457000000000002,208.37
Mexico City State of Mexico  Mexico Sierra de Guadalupe 70035322000000000005,322.00 70035322000000000002,153.74
Honolulu  Hawaii  United States Ahupuaʻa O Kahana State Park 70035229000000000005,229.00 70035229000000000002,116.10
Portland  Oregon  United States Forest Park 70035157000000000005,157.00 70035157000000000002,086.96
Quezon City Metro Manila Philippines La Mesa Eco Park 70034942000000000004,942.00 70034942000000000001,999.96
Indianapolis  Indiana  United States Eagle Creek Park and Golf Course 70034766000000000004,766.00 70034766000000000001,928.73
Memphis  Tennessee  United States Shelby Farms 70034500000000000004,500.00 70034500000000000001,821.09
Anchorage  Alaska  United States Far North Bicentennial Park 70034500000000000004,500.00 70034500000000000001,821.09
Santiago  Santiago Metropolitan Region  Chile Parque Metropolitano de Santiago 70034410000000000004,410.00 70034410000000000001,784.66
Virginia Beach  Virginia  United States False Cape State Park and Natural Area Preserve 70034321000000000004,321.00 70034321000000000001,748.65
Madrid  Madrid  Spain Casa de Campo 70034256000000000004,256.00 70034256000000000001,722.34
 Los Angeles  California  United States Griffith Park 70034217000000000004,217.00 70034217000000000001,706.56
 Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  United States Fairmount Park (proper)[10] 70034167000000000004,167.00 70034167000000000001,686.33
Lethbridge  Alberta  Canada Oldman River valley parks system 70034000000000000004,000.00 70034000000000000001,618.74
Jacksonville  Florida  United States Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve 70033896000000000003,896.00 70033896000000000001,576.66
Austin  Texas  United States Walter E. Long Park 70033715000000000003,715.00 70033715000000000001,503.41
Chico  California  United States Bidwell Park 70033670000000000003,670.00 70033670000000000001,485.20
Fort Worth  Texas  United States Fort Worth Nature Center/Wildlife Refuge 70033662000000000003,662.00 70033662000000000001,481.96
Dallas  Texas  United States Mountain Creek Lake Park 70033643000000000003,643.00 70033643000000000001,474.27
Kingsport  Tennessee  United States Bays Mountain Park 70033585000000000003,585.00 70033585000000000001,450.80
Meridian  Mississippi  United States Bonita Lakes Park 70033462000000000003,462.00 70033462000000000001,401.02
Virginia Beach  Virginia  United States North Landing River State Natural Area Preserve 70033440000000000003,440.00 70033440000000000001,392.12
St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador  Canada Pippy Park 70033400000000000003,400.00 70033400000000000001,375.93
 Calgary  Alberta  Canada Fish Creek Provincial Park 70033331000000000003,331.00 70033331000000000001,348.01
Dallas  Texas  United States Trinity River Park 70033173000000000003,173.00 70033173000000000001,284.07
Tulsa  Oklahoma  United States Mohawk Park and Golf Course 70033100000000000003,100.00 70033100000000000001,254.53
Brecksville  Ohio  United States Brecksville Reservation (part) 70033026000000000003,026.00 70033026000000000001,224.58
Łodz Łódź Voivodeship  Poland Las Łagiewnicki 70032977620000000002,977.62 70032977620000000001,205.00
Natal  Rio Grande do Norte  Brazil Dunas Park (Dunes State Park) 70032896000000000002,896.00 70032896000000000001,171.97
Jacksonville  Florida  United States Cecil Field Greenway 70032866000000000002,866.00 70032866000000000001,159.83
Fortaleza  Ceará  Brazil Cocó Park 70032855000000000002,855.00 70032855000000000001,155.38
Calgary  Alberta  Canada Nose Hill Park 70032785000000000002,785.00 70032785000000000001,127.05
 New York City  New York  United States Pelham Bay Park 70032765000000000002,765.00 70032765000000000001,118.96
Newport News Virginia  United States Newport News Park (part) 70032688000000000002,688.00 70032688000000000001,087.80
Nashville  Tennessee  United States Warner Parks 70032684000000000002,684.00[11] 70032684000000000001,086.18
Lisbon Lisboa Region  Portugal Monsanto Forest Park 70032471000000000002,471.00 7003247100000000000999.98
Paris Île-de-France  France Bois de Vincennes 70032456000000000002,456.00 7003245600000000000993.91
San Diego  California  United States Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve 70032405000000000002,405.00 7003240500000000000973.27
Birmingham West Midlands  United Kingdom Sutton Park 70032400000000000002,400.00 7003240000000000000971.25
Kansas City  Missouri  United States Longview Lake Park (part) 70032381000000000002,381.00 7003238100000000000963.56
London Greater London  United Kingdom Richmond Park 70032360000000000002,360.00 7003236000000000000955.06
Kansas City  Missouri  United States Blue River Parkway 70032319000000000002,319.00 7003231900000000000938.47
Regina Saskatchewan  Canada Wascana Centre 70032300000000000002,300.00[12] 7003230000000000000930.78
Mexico City Federal District  Mexico Cumbres del Ajusco National Park 70032273370000000002,273.37 7003227337000000000920.00
Strongsville  Ohio  United States Mill Stream Run Reservation (part) 70032238000000000002,238.00 7003223800000000000905.69
Lee's Summit  Missouri  United States Fleming Park (part) 70032229000000000002,229.00 7003222900000000000902.04
Bristol  Tennessee  United States Steele Creek Park 70032224000000000002,224.00 7003222400000000000900.02
Rawalpindi  Punjab  Pakistan Ayub National Park 70032223949999999992,223.95 7003222394999999999900.00
Lynn  Massachusetts  United States Lynn Woods Reservation 70032200000000000002,200.00[13] 7003220000000000000890.31
Saint John  New Brunswick  Canada Rockwood Park 70032200000000000002,200.00[14] 7003220000000000000890.31
Houston  Texas  United States Bear Creek Pioneers Park 70032168000000000002,168.00 7003216800000000000877.36
Paris Île-de-France  France Bois de Boulogne 70032090000000000002,090.00 7003209000000000000845.79
Berkeley  California  United States Tilden Regional Park 70032079000000000002,079.00[15] 7003207900000000000841.34
 Los Angeles  California  United States Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area 70032031000000000002,031.00 7003203100000000000821.92
Galveston  Texas  United States Galveston Island State Park 70032013000000000002,013.00 7003201300000000000814.63
Belgrade  Serbia Ada Ciganlija 70031976000000000001,976.00 7003197600000000000799.66
Portland  Oregon  United States Smith and Bybee Wetlands Natural Area 70031973000000000001,973.00 7003197300000000000798.44
Dallas  Texas  United States White Rock Lake Park 70031952000000000001,952.00 7003195200000000000789.95
Vancouver  British Columbia  Canada Pacific Spirit Regional Park 70031885000000000001,885.00 7003188500000000000762.83
Kansas City  Missouri  United States Swope Park 70031805000000000001,805.00 7003180500000000000730.46
San Diego  California  United States Torrey Pines State Reserve 70031800000000000001,800.00 7003180000000000000728.43
Meriden  Connecticut  United States Hubbard Park 70031800000000000001,800.00 7003180000000000000728.43
San Jose  California  United States Calero County Park 70031782000000000001,782.00 7003178200000000000721.15
 New York City  New York  United States Greenbelt Park 70031778000000000001,778.00 7003177800000000000719.53
Austin  Texas  United States Barton Creek Greenway 70031771000000000001,771.00 7003177100000000000716.70
Jacksonville  Florida  United States Little Talbot Island State Park 70031768000000000001,768.00 7003176800000000000715.48
Dublin Leinster  Ireland Phoenix Park 70031760000000000001,760.00 7003176000000000000712.25
San Diego  California  United States Mission Bay Park 70031756000000000001,756.00 7003175600000000000710.63
 Washington, D.C.  United States Rock Creek Park 70031754000000000001,754.00 7003175400000000000709.82
San Diego  California  United States Tijuana River Valley Regional Park 70031710000000000001,710.00 7003171000000000000692.01
Jacksonville  Florida  United States Big Talbot Island State Park 70031708000000000001,708.00 7003170800000000000691.20
North Little Rock  Arkansas  United States Burns Park 70031700000000000001,700.00[16] 7003170000000000000687.97
Mexico City Federal District  Mexico Chapultepec Park 70031695000000000001,695.00 7003169500000000000685.94
Wheeling  West Virginia  United States Oglebay Park 70031650000000000001,650.00 7003165000000000000667.73
Lawrence  Indiana  United States Fort Harrison State Park 70031640000000000001,640.00 7003164000000000000663.68
Eureka Springs  Arkansas  United States Lake Leatherwood Park 70031620000000000001,620.00 7003162000000000000655.59
 Philadelphia  Pennsylvania  United States Pennypack Park 70031618000000000001,618.00 7003161800000000000654.78
Madrid  Madrid  Spain Parque Lineal del Manzanares 70031606000000000001,606.00 7003160600000000000649.93
Claremont  California  United States Claremont Hills Wilderness Park 70031589000000000001,589.00 7003158900000000000643.05
Silesian Metropolis Silesia  Poland Silesian Culture and Recreation Park 70031532000000000001,532.00 7003153200000000000619.98
Phoenix  Arizona  United States Adobe Dam Recreation Area 70031526000000000001,526.00 7003152600000000000617.55
Riverside  California  United States Hidden Valley Wildlife Area 70031510000000000001,510.00 7003151000000000000611.08
Des Moines  Iowa  United States Water Works Park 70031500000000000001,500.00 7003150000000000000607.03
 Vienna  Austria Prater 70031500000000000001,500.00 7003150000000000000607.03
Nashville  Tennessee  United States Beaman Park 70031493000000000001,493.00 7003149300000000000604.20
San Francisco  California  United States Presidio of San Francisco Park 70031491000000000001,491.00 7003149100000000000603.39
Lincoln  Nebraska  United States Wilderness Park 70031472000000000001,472.00 7003147200000000000595.70
Cincinnati  Ohio  United States Mount Airy Forest 70031471000000000001,471.00 7003147100000000000595.29
 Houston  Texas  United States Memorial Park 70031466000000000001,466.00 7003146600000000000593.27
Omaha  Nebraska  United States Glenn Cunningham Lake 70031439000000000001,439.00 7003143900000000000582.34
 Los Angeles  California  United States Hansen Dam Recreation Center 70031437000000000001,437.00 7003143700000000000581.53
Virginia Beach  Virginia  United States Stumpy Lake Park 70031435000000000001,435.00 7003143500000000000580.72
Lee's Summit  Missouri  United States Longview Lake Park (part) 70031429000000000001,429.00 7003142900000000000578.30
Riverside  California  United States Sycamore Canyon Wilderness Park 70031424000000000001,424.00 7003142400000000000576.27
Quito Pichincha  Ecuador Parque Metropolitano Guangüiltagua 70031418380000000001,418.38 7003141838000000000574.00[17]
Anchorage  Alaska  United States Kincaid Park 70031411000000000001,411.00 7003141100000000000571.01
Munich  Bavaria  Germany Englischer Garten 70031400000000000001,400.00 7003140000000000000566.56
San Antonio  Texas  United States Rancho Diana 70031392000000000001,392.00 7003139200000000000563.32
Honolulu  Hawaii  United States Sacred Falls State Park 70031374000000000001,374.00 7003137400000000000556.04
Huntersville  North Carolina  United States Latta Plantation Nature Preserve 70031343000000000001,343.00 7003134300000000000543.49
Colorado Springs  Colorado  United States Garden of the Gods Park 70031319000000000001,319.00 7003131900000000000533.78
 New Orleans  Louisiana  United States New Orleans City Park 70031300000000000001,300.00 7003130000000000000526.09
 St. Louis  Missouri  United States Forest Park 70031293000000000001,293.00 7003129300000000000523.26
San Diego  California  United States Black Mountain Park 70031284000000000001,284.00 7003128400000000000519.62
Colorado Springs  Colorado  United States North Cheyenne Cañon Park 70031260000000000001,260.00 7003126000000000000509.90
 New York City  New York  United States Flushing Meadows – Corona Park 70031255000000000001,255.00 7003125500000000000507.88
 Toronto  Ontario  Canada Tommy Thompson Park 70031235000000000001,235.00 7003123500000000000499.79
Oakland  California  United States Martin Luther King, Jr. Shoreline Park 70031220000000000001,220.00 7003122000000000000493.72
 Chicago  Illinois  United States Lincoln Park 70031216000000000001,216.00 7003121600000000000492.10
 Washington  District of Columbia  United States Anacostia Park 70031215000000000001,215.00 7003121500000000000491.69
Phoenix  Arizona  United States Cave Buttes Recreation Area I & II 70031200000000000001,200.00 7003120000000000000485.62
Baltimore  Maryland  United States Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park 70031200000000000001,200.00 7003120000000000000485.62
Jersey City  New Jersey  United States Liberty State Park 70031188000000000001,188.00 7003118800000000000480.77
Madrid  Madrid  Spain Parque de Valdebebas 70031186000000000001,186.00 7003118600000000000479.96
Glendale  Arizona  United States Thunderbird Conservation Park 70031185000000000001,185.00 7003118500000000000479.55
Tallahassee  Florida  United States Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park 70031179000000000001,179.00 7003117900000000000477.12
Columbus  Ohio  United States Three Creeks Parks 70031156000000000001,156.00 7003115600000000000467.82
Mesa  Arizona  United States Red Mountain Park 70031146300000000001,146.30[18] 7003114630000000000463.89
New York City  New York  United States Van Cortlandt Park 70031146000000000001,146.00[19] 7003114600000000000463.77
Memphis  Tennessee  United States T.O. Fuller State Park 70031138000000000001,138.00[20] 7003113800000000000460.53
Austin  Texas  United States Emma Long Metropolitan Park 70031137000000000001,137.00[21] 7003113700000000000460.13
Huntsville  Alabama  United States Monte Sano Nature Preserve 70031107000000000001,107.00[22] 7003110700000000000447.99
Winnipeg  Manitoba  Canada Assiniboine Park 70031100000000000001,100.00 7003110000000000000445.15
Detroit  Michigan  United States Rouge Park 70031100000000000001,100.00 7003110000000000000445.15
London Greater London  United Kingdom Bushy Park 70031099000000000001,099.00 7003109900000000000444.75
Charlotte  North Carolina  United States McDowell Nature Preserve 70031098000000000001,098.00 7003109800000000000444.34
San Diego  California  United States Balboa Park 70031091000000000001,091.00 7003109100000000000441.51
Colorado Springs  Colorado  United States Cheyenne Mountain State Park 70031060000000000001,060.00 7003106000000000000428.97
Brasília Federal District  Brazil Parque da Cidade Dona Sarah Kubitschek 70031037839999999991,037.84 7003103783999999999420.00
Bedford  Ohio  United States Bedford Reservation (part) 70031033000000000001,033.00 7003103300000000000418.04
Dallas  Texas  United States Rochester Park 70031032000000000001,032.00 7003103200000000000417.64
Arlington  Texas  United States River Legacy Park 70031031000000000001,031.00 7003103100000000000417.23
 San Francisco  California  United States Golden Gate Park 70031027000000000001,027.00 7003102700000000000415.61
San Luis Potosí  San Luis Potosí  Mexico Parque Tangamanga I 70031015000000000001,015.00 7003101500000000000410.76
Birmingham  Alabama  United States Ruffner Mountain Park 70031011000000000001,011.00 7003101100000000000409.14
San Antonio  Texas  United States Olmos Basin 70031010000000000001,010.00 7003101000000000000408.73
Willoughby Hills  Ohio  United States North Chagrin Reservation (part) 70031004000000000001,004.00 7003100400000000000406.30
Perth  Western Australia  Australia Kings Park 70031003000000000001,003.00 7003100300000000000405.90
Vancouver  British Columbia  Canada Stanley Park 70031000000000000001,000.00 7003100000000000000404.69

See also[edit]

Lists of urban parks by country or region[edit]

Urban parks in Canada

References[edit]

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