Western Pennsylvania is home to some of the most diverse landscape in the United States. Hike, bike, hunt, fish, canoe or ride through this beautiful backyard by experiencing Pittsburgh through its parks.
Pittsburgh is a green city – not just because of our environmentally friendly buildings and city programs, but because of our parks! Pittsburgh has five city parks totaling almost 2,000 acres of city land and that
Thirteen miles of Downtown Pittsburgh's riverfront park system interconnect to form Three Rivers Park, featuring more than 800 acres of open space for the general public to enjoy. Current boundaries are marked by the West End Bridge over the Ohio River, the 31st Street Bridge over the Allegheny River and the Hot Metal Bridge over the Monongahela River. North Shore Riverfront Park shows off one of the city's greatest examples of revitalization, attracting joggers, cyclists and boaters to the area surrounding the beauty of Heinz Field and PNC Park. On the other side of the Allegheny is the David L. Lawrence Convention Center Riverfront Plaza, which provides a passageway from Point State Park to the Strip District and gives people a place to gather in front of the largest "green" building in the world. A five-acre parking lot dating back to the days of Pittsburgh's heavy industrial age was replaced with flood-resistant plants, water-access steps and improved infrastructure to create the Mon Wharf Landing. Across the Monongahela is the South Shore Riverfront Park, located at the popular SouthSide Works complex. The park features a piazza, boat dock and concert stage and serves as an important connection for the Great Allegheny Passage and Three Rivers Heritage Trail.
Head out into Allegheny County's beautiful wilderness on horseback, canoe or by foot with a visit to Deer Lakes Park. The 180-acres park offers three fishing lakes, ball
What better way to experience Pittsburgh than spending the afternoon at Point State Park. The park is home to the iconic Point State Park Fountain which, after undergoing