Huntsville has 65 city-run parks, ranging from small “pocket parks” to large open preserves. Monte Sano State Park, the only state park in Madison County, is also in Huntsville city limits. The Land Trust of North Alabama owns 2,309 acres of open space in City limits, about 60 percent of its total land holdings. Between these three entities, there are nearly 10,000 acres of green space in the City of Huntsville, or about 0.05 acres per capita. Most of Huntsville’s parks are located in North, West Central, Downtown or Southeast Huntsville. There are few parks in Northwest or Southwest Huntsville.