The Opening the Outdoors Program has resulted in:
Local nonprofit organizations supported
Youth and families accessing the outdoors
Acres of green space protected or improved
Outdoor Access for All
Nature is not an amenity but a necessity for the well-being of all San Diegans. However, many local communities lack critical access to parks and green space, as demonstrated in our Parks for Everyone 2020 report.
Equitable access to parks and green space is more important than ever before to ensure every San Diegan has a strong quality of life.
Since 2010, the Opening the Outdoors Program has connected, protected and increased equitable access to the outdoors across the county, especially for San Diegans in underserved and park-deficient communities.
The Opening the Outdoors Program helps to: