The series follows Leslie Knope, the deputy head of the Parks and Recreation department in the fictional town of Pawnee, Indiana. Knope takes on a project with a nurse named Ann to turn a construction pit into a park, while trying to mentor a bored college-aged intern. However, Leslie must fight through the bureaucrats, problem neighbors, and developers in order to make her dream a reality, all while with a camera crew recording her every gaff and mishap.
Leslie launches a competition with tech company Gryzzl for a large parcel of land, which she wants to turn into a National Park. April and Andy try to regain their spontaneity. Ben is recognized at a Bicentennial gala, where Tom delivers a speech in his honor.
Leslie and Ron briefly put aside their feud to help old foe Jeremy Jamm escape the clutches of the diabolical Tammy 2. Ben vows to help April discover her true passion in life, while Andy and Tom travel to Chicago.
Leslie's team tries to strengthen her case that the Newport land should be turned into a National Park. Ron's team, fighting back, brings on a celebrity as a minority owner.
Leslie and Ron attempt to work out their differences.
Leslie and Ben suspect that Gryzzl is invading the privacy of Pawnee residents. April addresses the new Parks and Rec interns, while Tom helps Andy renegotiate a contract.
Leslie holds a rally in an attempt to keep JJ's Diner from closing. Tom surprises Donna with the ultimate pre-wedding gift.
Donna and Joe tie the knot, while April attempts to keep the wedding running smoothly. Ron creates an awkward situation between Tom and Lucy. Jen Barkley arrives at Ben and Leslie’s house with an interesting opportunity.
While Leslie and April take a business trip to Washington, April wrestles with her future. Andy tries to find April the perfect job.
Leslie and Ben come under fire for participating in an old Pawnee tradition. April and Ron go on a scavenger hunt. Donna and Garry stroll down memory lane.
On the last episode of Andy’s TV show, his friends wish him luck with whatever comes next.
Ben and April conduct a series of interviews, while Andy and Donna help Ron adjust to a life change.
The Parks gang completes one last task together, before saying goodbye to Pawnee.