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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 landmark and public space

A popular, busy park. This occasionally flooded riverfront public space is a great way to escape Downtown Pittsburgh and take in the views of Mt Washington, new sports stadiums... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Dunnellon, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Not really sure what we expected here but a little disappointed. My wife has always wanted to visit the site of Bruce Willis' Striking Distance. The very point, where the three rivers come together, was pretty cool with the fountain and Heinz Field across the river but the park is rather blah. It's not dirty and we felt safe while... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A popular, busy park. This occasionally flooded riverfront public space is a great way to escape Downtown Pittsburgh and take in the views of Mt Washington, new sports stadiums and the Northside. Great people watching site in Summer and Spring.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Point Park is located in the "Golden Triangle" and is a beautiful spot to view the city and river from. It is not real large, but is easy to walk around, with plenty of benches. At the very end of the park is a great fountain, and from there you can see the river shore for quite a distance. Must... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful, clean, and walk-able defines Pittsburgh's Point State Park.The fountain's waters nearly always display a rainbow where the Monongahela and Allegheny rivers form the Ohio. Nearby, you can visit the Fort Pitt Museum and the circa 1764 Block House--a key British defensive fortification used during the French and Indian war.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The park is literally 30 seconds from the hotel. Multi functional park i was able the have great leisure time by walking and watching things going on in the park as well as on the river

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Parkland FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While in Pittsburgh this is a place you need to stop by. Located only a few blocks from downtown it is worth stopping by the point state park and seeing not only the fountain but the river.

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Lutz, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

What a beautiful place, the fountain is amazing. The view is great, from seeing downtown, to Mt Washington, to the stadium , to the museum , to the river walk. Had a enjoyable time. Have fun

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Beautiful park in downtown! This is a great place to visit for its beautiful open green grass and soothing atmosphere. Beautiful fountain and excellent panoramic view of the river, Heinz Field, the science center, etc. Nice to sit by the fountain and just relax and take some silly family selfies!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely a sight-seeing destination for a classic Pittsburgh tourist stop. It was a great stop on a hot sunny day because of the water mist. Good photo opportunities too.

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Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I spent an hour or so walking around the park, admiring the history and beauty of the "point to the west."

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