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Point State Park

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Address: 601 Commonwealth Place, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: +1 412-565-2850
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Description: Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this...
Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this National Historic Landmark and park offer stunning views of the city and a variety of outdoor recreation.
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My favorite place. Very nice to walk by all the views. Love the fountain and the water feature on the north side where kids can step into the water and play. The fireworks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Usa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

My favorite place. Very nice to walk by all the views. Love the fountain and the water feature on the north side where kids can step into the water and play. The fireworks on July 4th is spectacular. Every year there is 3 river regatta there and some programs performed by locals for 3 days for July 4. Food is... More 

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Warminster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Can't miss going to the point while in Pittsburgh. Miserable weekend, because bit the park was clean, family friendly, and had great views. A nice chill spot with the bustle of the city behind you.

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Connellsville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were here after the Pittsburgh marathon and paddled the river to visit the gigantic rubber duck. We also set a world record years ago here for the world's largest floatilla. I believe it was well over 2500 kayaks/canoes. What a great day. We will never forget that day.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

It was winter so it was a bit cold out but I have no doubt that in the summer it's gorgeous out there. You get a gorgeous view of Pittsburgh when you're right next to the river and it's really neat to just look at the river!

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Took my dog for a walk thru here tonight. Great place right on the point of the two rivers. Huge fountain! Historic significance too as this was a fort in the 1700s.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The revamped Point State park is spectacular! You can roam around the edges and take in all the sights of Pittsburgh ranging from Station Square and the inclines on the Mon, to the stadiums and parks along the Allegheny together with all the skyscrapers of the Golden Triangle. Stroll the tree lined pathways and imagine the original Forts Duquesne and... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Point State Park has a nice fountain where you can people watch. There are good views of Heinz Field, the Duquesne Incline, and PNC Park from this area. It's also home to some festivals- such as Arts Fest, and there are restrooms closer to the water.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Point is beautiful. The fountain is lovely and refreshing whether you approach by foot or bicycle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Enjoy the mist off the fountain surrounded by sports stadiums on one end and yellow bridges on the other. There are usually food trucks around and it's a very relaxing way to spend the last hour of the day. I highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We've stayed at the hotel that's right near here a few different times. THe park is beautiful, a neat place to visit with kids.

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Address: Address: 601 Commonwealth Place, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: +1 412-565-2850
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Downtown

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