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Spectacular repurpose of Three Rivers Stadium

Wonderful walk along the riverfront with wide open spaces with a nice historical interpretation... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WanderingOso
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Beautiful views

We walked to the park from our hotel and the views of the rivers and city are beautiful, especially... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dclmom34
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Statesville, North Carolina
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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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601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful walk along the riverfront with wide open spaces with a nice historical interpretation center.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WanderingOso
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to the park from our hotel and the views of the rivers and city are beautiful, especially at night when the Christmas lights are on. It was a really cold day when we were there, but we were still able to enjoy a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a nice walk through Point State Park to calm my nerves after a Steelers loss. It's a good walk from Heinz Field, but the exercise will do you good.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JamesA546
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We passed two sides of this park on our boat cruise and it looked very well kept and was a busy, popular place to hang out. It is a multi purpose green area with a big fountain, concrete step seating along the river, a view...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L H
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We rode our bikes along the path leading to the Point. The fountain is beautiful and the view across to the city, North Shore and Mount Washington is fantastic. Great place to relax and enjoy the rivers.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Like history? This place has a lot of it. Enjoy beauty? This is the place for you. You can see the convergence of the Allegheny and the Mon form the Ohio. Go once during the day and again after dark, then take a boat ride...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dreazin
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Really cool to take the kids and get some pictures. A lot of history to teach the kids about. Also cool just to walk around, especially at night.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daydream22016089511
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Short walk gets you to the fountain and pretty view of the city. You can see the bridges as well as the incline. Its a short walk and not very crowded.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fred T
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Great place to walk and view the city. You can walk down to the river and along the path to view the stadiums and get access to the bridges.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank retkatmat
Reviewed October 22, 2018

My friend and I stopped here to take some pictures while we were visiting Pittsburgh. It's a nice park, the views by the fountain are great, and it's a pleasant place to walk around. We stopped by the Block House and went inside to learn...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Walker P
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Travel59333
March 16, 2018|
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Response from terry1232017 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry...just got this... I've never been on St. Patrick's Day, so I wouldn't have been able to help you out this time.
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frogmom5
July 10, 2017|
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Response from KimMiesau | Reviewed this property |
YES, there is grass on both sides of the steps for picnicking. No tables.
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January 26, 2017|
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Response from Point S | Property representative |
Point State Park is within walking distance of all of the North Shore and downtown hotels. The Fort Duquesne Bridge walkway from the North Shore ends within the park, or if you take any of the "three sisters bridges" into... More
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