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Top park recommendations from locals

Botanical Garden
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“Only a 5 minute drive away, near the second large city park, Schenley Park, as well as the universities, Phipps conservatory has beautiful botanical gardens. A nice extra is the glass art there, remaining pieces from previous exhibits from artists like Dale Chihuly. ”
  • 70 locals recommend
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“Frick Park is the largest of Pittsburgh's four historic parks covering 644 acres. The trails are clearly marked and many follow the bubbling creek. Hot Dog Dam is a favorite natural splash and go hiker's dogs to enjoy.”
  • 66 locals recommend
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“Amazing hikes and beautiful views. It’s a fantastic city park. It also has playgrounds, ice skating rink, pool, etc”
  • 47 locals recommend
State / Provincial Park
“Stroll along the triangular park at the convergence of the city's three rivers.”
  • 55 locals recommend
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“Frick Park is the largest municipal park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, covering 644 acres. It is one of Pittsburgh's four historic large parks. Known as Pittsburgh’s woodland park for its extensive trails throughout steep valleys and wooded slopes, Frick Park is an ideal escape from the noise of the city. Birding enthusiasts love to visit Clayton Hill, where well over 100 species of birds have been recorded. Children flock to the famous Blue Slide Playground and learn about nature at the Frick Environmental Center. The park also features red clay tennis courts, baseball fields, and the only public lawn bowling green in Pennsylvania.”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“This lookout view of Downtown faces straight to Point State Park. There have been many weddings here, and a perfect spot to enjoy fireworks.”
  • 10 locals recommend
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“Emerald View Park is a large municipal park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It encircles the neighborhoods of Mt. Washington, Duquesne Heights and Allentown and offers scenic views of the city that draw more than 1 million visitors annually. The park, officially created on Earth Day 2007, is 280 acres”
  • 13 locals recommend
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“If you hike in Snake Hill you should probably stop here if you're not starving or beat. Worth its own visit too.”
  • 7 locals recommend
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“See the town from the top of Dorsey's Knob. A short, steep walk from the parking lot. Free. Picnic tables and restrooms. Parking.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Schenley Oval Sportsplex features 13 outdoor tennis courts also used for basketball, 1 outdoor turf field with an NCAA-regulation 8 lane all-weather running track and 150 spectator seats, cross country trails, 2 outdoor grass fields, and an ice rink.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Plaza
“A nice walk. Right by Phipps, the park, the carousel, food stands and live music performances”
  • 1 local recommends
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“They keep adding new places to the North Shore. Try to take a walk between PNC Park and Heinz Field along the river. This is a great walk to enjoy the water and see the city.”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“A newly renovated Education facility, trails and tons of cool events. We've got beautiful parks!”
  • 5 locals recommend
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