The Best Public Parks in Pittsburgh

Handpicked Top 3 Public Parks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. You deserve only the best!

Latest Update February 25, 2017


601 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Since 1974

Playgrounds, Picnic Area, Boating, Fishing, Hiking, Walking Path, Biking & Fort Pitt Museum

36 Acres Park - Located at the confluence of three rivers - Three River Water Trail Available

Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Point State Park is Pittsburgh's welcome to visitors to the city and a year-round place for city residents to find green open spaces, bike and walking paths, and enjoyable sitting places to relax, meditate, read a book, or people watch. For the holiday season they had a beautiful tree as center point while the fountain is off for the...
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2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15217

Since 1919

Biking, Tennis, Walking Path, Birds, Trails, Picnic Areas, Playground & Off-Leash Dog Park

Available 644 acre green space - Over 100 species of birds have been recorded

Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

BEAUTIFUL! The hidden gem of Pittsburgh! You don't realize you are in the city when you are immersed in Frick Park. There are hundreds of trails that you can follow/discover for a hike, bike ride, or jog. They have many playgrounds, soccer field, baseball field, and a big dog park. They also have a beautiful river, which my husband and I have been to many times river rocking .
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101 Panther Hollow Rd, , Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Since 1889

Tennis Courts, Picnic Areas, Disc Golf, Cafe, Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Outdoor Pool, Small Lake, Playground & Nature Trails

Features a grand entrance, Schenley Plaza, and several miles of hiking trails & a large lake in Panther Hollow - 456 Acres of trails, woods, and attractions

Mon - Sun 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Great park in the heart of the city and in between Pitt and CMU's campus. There are several playgrounds, trails, a pool, running track, frisbee golf course, has outdoor movies in the summer, and is home to the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and Phipps Botanical Gardens! There is plenty of places to enjoy a good book, as well as play outdoor sports.
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