The Paris Pop-Up Parks to Visit This Summer

The French capital is opening more overnight parks in an effort to get people outside.

From early morning runs to romantic midnight strolls, parks are the place to be this summer in Paris.

In the summer of 2016, nine parks were temporarily added to the list of 137 parks that stay open overnight. City officials went even further for 2017, opening 16 more 24/7 parks until September. The move accommodates the masses in Paris, whether it's those traveling to the city or locals staying home for the summer.

One of the highlighted parks is Parc des Buttes-Chaumont in the 19th arrondissement, one of the city's largest and most recently renovated. The 61-acre green space is a local favorite known for its waterfalls, caves, suspended bridge, artificial lake and stunning views.

There is also Park Kellerman—in the 13th arrondissement—with playgrounds, sports fields and running trails and Parc Montsouris—in the 14th arrondissement—with 1,400 trees, sculptures and a lake.

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Scott Rouch
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