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Schenley Park

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Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
As featured in Pittsburgh Outdoors and 1 other guide
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Address: Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
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One of many incite parks

A beautiful setting in the center of Pittsburgh with many walking trails, soccer fields, children's activities, and scenic views

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Harold G
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful setting in the center of Pittsburgh with many walking trails, soccer fields, children's activities, and scenic views

Thank Harold G
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from one end of the park to the other and found it to be a wonderful place, with trails and places to enjoy the outdoors. Very large. We were there in Feb and enjoyed it even in the winter!

Thank JoVermont
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Schenley park provides places to do tennis, to run, to ice skate or sled. A small playground is also great.

Thank C_Florence_O
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great park in the heart of Pittsburgh to visit! Great place for children and wonderful scenery. Highly recommend!

1 Thank allisonolander
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A wonderful place to walk for 2-3 hours on a nice day. It's bigger and more varied than most people realize, and as much a local treasure as Central Park is for New Yorkers. Plus, you can easily combine it with a 2-hour visit to the nearby Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for a day full of nature.

2 Thank Steven S
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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53 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great place to walk around any time of the year. It is gorgeous and there are so many paths to walk or run.

1 Thank Ariana S
Seattle, Washington
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381 reviews
177 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I drove through in the evening and noted the variety of green spaces, trails, ponds, bridges, and room for outdoor activities. It is a quiet oasis offering space to explore and enjoy outdoor activities. On one end of the park is the Phipps Conservatory with a wide range of plants. There is also a visitor center and restaurants. The park... More 

1 Thank GoAlong2
Frederick, Maryland
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325 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great little park nestled in the city. Nice water attractions, decent sledding hill, and some ruins to scramble around and explore.

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a really beautiful park. There are tons of trails and green spaces, and a few play grounds for kids. There are also some great bridges that provide nice views of the city and the park below.

Thank mtd143
Boston, Massachusetts
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175 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

some great views of this part of Pittsburgh - we had a nice walk around (and up and down) after our time in the Phipps. A great way to stretch the legs!

Thank John B

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