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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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Nice place to walk around

Go on a weekend, when the fountain is turned on. (A city resident told me they turn it off during the week, which would explain why it was off Monday.)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Morris, NJ

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Morris, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Go on a weekend, when the fountain is turned on. (A city resident told me they turn it off during the week, which would explain why it was off Monday.)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery, a massive fountain, lots of locals milling about, a great breeze off the river.......... what's not to like? I walked over to this park to get a better view of the submarine on the opposite bank of the Ohio, and was surprised to find the Fort Pitt Museum ($7... didn't have time to check it out), an original... More 

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Little Western PA Town, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The three rivers of Pittsburgh to meet at this natural landmark! What a great skyline Pittsburgh has with this as a focal point! AND, so atypical of so many cities! Recommend for any and everyone who goes to Pittsburgh!

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I lived in the Pittsburgh area for 5 years when I worked downtown. Often at lunchtime colleagues and I would walk to the Point. Nice open area, lots of grass...but watch out for goose droppings... It's a wonderful place to see the 4th fireworks. One year they had fireworks on the bridges that made it look like water was falling... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is an open space park at the point where the three rivers in Pittsburgh converge. It's a great venue for concerts and events, and most Pittsburgh road races end here. There is a large water fountain and access to the jogging/biking trail along the water. It's a nice place to take a picnic or take a walk. There is... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a great place to just hang out and relax. There is a lot of green space, a very large fountain and walking/biking paths.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My boyfriend and I are from MN, but are spending a summer here in Pittsburgh for his job. When the 4th of July rolled around, we had no clue what to do considering we aren't around here. I knew about Point State Park, but we really didn't want to deal with so many people. We ended up going because I... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We had a rainy day in Pittsburgh but still enjoyed walking around this waterfront park. Would have loved to explore on bikes but the weather didn't cooperate! Dog friendly!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Pittsburgh has done a wonderful job of cleaning itself up and installing great site for tourists (and locals!). It's right at the conjunction of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers where they form the Ohio and you have a great view of Mount Washington to the south, the Heinz Field and PNC stadiums, and the Carnegie Science Center to the north.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was a great park! My wife and I wandered over there after dinner one evening. It was a perfect night which made the visit that much better. The park was expansive, clean, and a beautiful view of the city and the river.

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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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