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Schenley Park

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Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill South
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Address: Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
Phone Number: 412 422 6523
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Olmstead's Wonder in Pittsburgh

Take a day or two and explore the wonder of this park. From its vistas to its valleys you will never run out of things to see. More than one play ground. Tennis Courts and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

There is a choice of activities within the park but there is a significant amount of through traffic. Finding the information center was difficult - and then it did not have much information.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Take a day or two and explore the wonder of this park. From its vistas to its valleys you will never run out of things to see. More than one play ground. Tennis Courts and a hidden lake that is worth the walk down.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is a great park for all activities. There are many trails, playgrounds, and a pool. I frequently run in this park and love the scenery. They have many running trails and a track. There are many great things about this park and plenty to do. Great way to relax and enjoy a day in Pittsburgh.

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Buffalo NY
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11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Beautiful park near the University of Pittsburgh. Good for people watching. Check it out. Phipps Conservatory is there too.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews 64 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A very large park (slightly smaller then Central Park in New York City) in the center of Oakland. Miles and miles of trails to walk. They used to have horses but the stable burned down 50 years ago. Somewhere the city found a bucket of money to restore the lower part of Panther Hollow. Hopefully the lake will be ready... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We spent a wonderful afternoon in Schenley Park on a beautiful spring afternoon. The park is a treasure on the edge of the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon campuses. Comprised of rolling hills, open grassy areas and wooded walking trails, the park offers much to many. The area immediately adjacent to Pitt is the most commercialized. Food stands and... More 

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Franklin, Tennessee
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82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

This park is right near Pitt and Carnegie Mellon Universities. We were there on 3 perfect weather days and the park was full of people each day. People were playing frisbee and picnicking and laying out on blankets. There is a carousel and a few little places to get food. One of them is the Conflict Kitchen, where they serve... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

The flat land by the rivers went to the factories. The cliffs went to house the workers, The hill tops went to the estates of the wealthy. Schenley Park was once the estate of the Schenleys. Like so many other cities and places, what was once the private domain of the privileged is now the public domain of us all.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Went on a trail here last fall.. The park is so beautiful and serene. Just loved being there! The trail is both adventurous and not very challenging at the same time. Would definitely go there again!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Go in the summer months for free movies in the park. Just bring a blanket, some snacks (pop corn, soda, candy) and enjoy a peaceful evening under the stars watching a movie. My advice, arrive early to ensure a parking spot for both you and your car! Wonderful offering of Pittsburgh!

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Additional Information about Schenley Park

Address: Address: Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
Phone Number: 412 422 6523
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pittsburgh>  > Squirrel Hill South
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

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