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Point State Park

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Address: 601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number: +1 412-565-2850
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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 park on the waterfront

Point State Park is located at the point of two intersecting rivers and has nice walking paths, a museum, a historic block house which is the last remaining part of a fort located... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Gary S
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Charlotte, North Carolina

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Point State Park is located at the point of two intersecting rivers and has nice walking paths, a museum, a historic block house which is the last remaining part of a fort located there. Access is easy from the river walk or from downtown. Well worth a couple of hours.

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When, not if, you come to visit Pittsburgh, you have to make the walk (or take a boat ride to see it) to the "Point", especially in the summer when the fountain is on. It is breathtaking and beautiful.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went there with my daughter while in Pittsburgh for a tournament. We walked from the Convention Center (about 12 blocks) and it was a nice walk. The park is large and a nice area to relax and see the merging of 3 rivers. I would recommend a visit and it's free!

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Gr8day4sun
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Honestly, it was hot and the kids were not too happy when we decided to check out the park. But it was a nice walk from the hotel and around the park and then we ended up at the fountain where we could also see where the three rivers converge. Lots of cyclists so you need to watch the little... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Provides a great view of the north shore as you can see Heinz Stadium and PNC Park. You can walk or bike along the river from there. There is always something going on at the park.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Pittsburgh, you have to visit Point State Park. It provides a beautiful view of the three rivers and the city. It's a great place to take a walk or a riverboat ride.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Conveniently located right downtown (off-street parking can be a challenge on a weekday, as you park across the park)..offers yet another amazing view of the Pittsburgh waterfront. View of Heinz Field and Carnegie Science Center can be had against the backdrop of the cable car track up Mt. Washington. We went on a rather hot day, so a lot of... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Point Park is at the confluence of the three rivers that surround Pittsburgh, and the Park also encompasses Fort Pitt, so there is a lot of history down there. The point is a very pleasant place for a stroll, and lots to see- traffic over the multitude of Pittsburgh bridges, the heavy train traffic, and the river traffic.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a sunny July Saturday and it was alive with people, bicycles, boaters and lots of tourists. The fountain was awesome- we all loved the spray that cooled us off and the views around the fountain of all three Pittsburgh rivers was awesome. Definitely a must see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I usually go here at night to clear my head. The scenery and the fountain is really calming. It really helps me and puts me at ease..

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