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South Park

Address: Route 88 (Library Road) and Corrigan Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
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Ranked #40 of 78 Attractions in Pittsburgh
Type: Playgrounds, Golf Courses, Parks, Zoos, Outdoors
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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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247 reviews 247 reviews
97 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

South park has an awesome wave pool that is a blast in the summertime. Its also home to a herd of Buffalo!! But besides picnics and the wave pool,the one thing I remember really well is that Westinghouse built a prototype of its people moving system called Skybus. It was a big oval test track that was supposed to make... More

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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

What a great place for any kind of fun, with family,friends,& little ones, who ever... You can swim,bike,hike,ride the swings, or just enjoy the sun on a blanket, have a picnic. On a cold winter day give the ice skates a try at the rink. You will love this park in any season. There is a fee for the wave... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

It's a nice park. When you compare it to Boyce park and others that are not as nice as they used too. It stands out. The south hills is the cleanest and safest area in pgh inmho. So going here, you don't have to worry about crime as much, and it is kept very clean by both the residents and... More

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Barrie, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

I love this place because the animals have SO much room to roam! Highlights are the monkey's in the safari (your car desn't get wrecked btw, maybe a bit dirty...), also the Elephant Swim and Elephant Show were great! My kids thought a highlight was the elephant ride for $6/person...beat the pony ride for $5, I think. I love the... More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Wouldn't visit if from out of town, but nice trails & cook out areas, pavilions. ice skating rink & pool.

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Baltimore, Maryland
4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

The park seemed to be a safe place to visit and was also pet friendly. The speed limits were low and cars stayed within the limit. It is a very large park and a lot of people use it but it didn't seem crowded.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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152 reviews 152 reviews
54 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I enjoyed walking around South Park while in Pittsburgh - I went to the wave pool and went to dinner at a nice restaurant. There is also miniature golfing and other things to do as well - the parks are fun for kids and you'll see deer everywhere!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

South Park is a gem in the South Hills. It is extremely family friendly with parks and playgrounds scattered about with fixtures suited to toddlers and older kids alike. The park is also very safe--there is a strong police presence to catch speeders and other misbehavior, which is fantastic. The running trails are paved and meander through scenic wooded areas,... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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164 reviews 164 reviews
43 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

When I was a kid growing up in Bethel Park we used to visit South Park all the time to feed the buffaloes They inhabited a big pen up a hill. They came to the fence to be fed. When one wasn't there, another was likely to be. There was also two in ground pools, one for kids and one... More

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Underhill Center, VT
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

My wife and I recently went to Pittsburgh for the NCAA Frozen Four. We had a chance to visit South Park and some of the other parks in the area. Our main concern was to do some off pavement running and South Park was filling those needs. They are developing a great network of trails, which should hold up to... More

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