عنوان مقاله [English]
Urban parks as public green space have played a unique and indispensable role in providing recreation opportunities and functions to urban populations. As a result of population growth and density, the sustainability of urban parks is a challenging management task. There exists a need to adopt effective management strategies for achieving the sustainable development and management of urban parks. In this study main and important Karaj city parks and their recreational problems were recognized by using of Limits of Acceptable Change (LAC) as management model. Also some indicators that influenced on visitor satisfaction were specified in these parks. Based on expert’s questionnaires, ten parks have identified as significant and important parks. Moreover experts introduced the important recreational problems in management, environment and social issues in these parks. 358 questionnaires by visitors completed and Cronbach' s Alpha was calculated, 0.8. Results show; Bower, Sport campus, Tap, Buffet, Healthy instruments and Washstand as management indicator ,and population and intruder people as social indicator were selected as critical indicators. In fact, managers should quantify standard value for these indicators via visitor’s view and existing standard and then monitor them. Monitoring help manager to maintain desirable conditions in these parks so, visitors will be satisfied.