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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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A Pittsburgh Must

The point is a great place to come to relax in the sun as well as find some fun. There is always different events going on here. And even when there isn't there are great water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jeffery A

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The point is a great place to come to relax in the sun as well as find some fun. There is always different events going on here. And even when there isn't there are great water points to engage in and is great to relaxing and reading a book.

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

Very nice walk on a Saturday afternoon. Very beautiful and relaxing just lots of people on a Saturday afternoon so very hard to take photos without folks in it but still worth the walk. Very clean area with folks walking & biking. Nice park with grass close by to enjoy as well plus restrooms!

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new jersey, usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice refreshing enclave at the confluence of the rivers. Interesting to those who knew the area previously with all the steel mills.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This park offers it all. Good for walking, running or biking. Museum on sight. Fountain at the point is beautiful. Located where the three rivers meet.

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Granite City, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views of downtown and all things Pitt. Nice place to sit and relax, take pictures, the fountain will cool you down on hot days when the wind is blowing. Right at the rivers.

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Vincent, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful park and the fountain is incredible. See the start of the Ohio River. Clean and safe area. Nice views of the downtown buildings. The Fort Pitt Museum is nice as well.

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a business trip I walked over to get a bit of exercise and found the park to be full of history and beauty. I saw folks of all ages enjoying the park. It was well maintained and seemed quite safe. The park holds the site of the original French Fort Duquesne (pronounced "Do-Cane"), with a metal plague marking the... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get up close with the rivers that define Pittsburgh. The fountain is spectacular you might even note how the fountain changes height depending on the weather conditions. Various events are held at the park throughout the year. While your there visit the block house and Fort Pitt museum.

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Thank Todd M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Depending on the time of year for your visit, there is always something fun to do at the Park during summertime. It is well worth the time and parking fees to take a stroll to the stunning fountain and bask in the grandeur of the river and city views, as well as take some stunning photographs. One of the most... More 

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Lodi, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were within walking distance from our hotel. We were there on a Monday afternoon, with temp's in the low 90's. The area was very family friendly, clean, and lots of great views of the city's areas. The waterfall felt good as mist blew off onto us. Very easy to get to and easy to navigate. The confluence of the... More 

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