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Point State Park

601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
+1 412-565-2850
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Picturesque downtown park

If you like urban parks, you must make a *point* of visiting Point State Park while you're in... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2017
Ben U
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Relaxing spot

Even though day was drizzly & overcast, very relaxing spot with great views. Several benches in... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2017
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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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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  • Very good30%
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601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
+1 412-565-2850

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Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

If you like urban parks, you must make a *point* of visiting Point State Park while you're in Pittsburgh. It offers lovely views of the city, river, and bridges and plentiful photo opportunities.

Thank Ben U
Reviewed May 6, 2017

Even though day was drizzly & overcast, very relaxing spot with great views. Several benches in area to sit & unwind. Sat by block house after museum visit and was able to admire the views from the 2nd floor of the museum. More walking than...More

Thank M A
Reviewed May 4, 2017

They have done quite a bit in Point Park. Teh walking paths, the fountain, the 3 rivers coming together with the incline in the pacground, makes a very calming serene scenery.

Thank Mehylander
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Wish we had more time here but we have 2 crabby toddlers so we only got to walk to the fountain and spend some time there. The park is beautiful and a great spot to visit when in the city. The kids loved the fountain...More

Thank Brstin2flames
Reviewed May 2, 2017

What a wonderful GEM to visit!!! So amazing in so many different ways. The point of where the OHIO RIVER begins with the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers merging. The beautiful fountain which has been created to show the beauty of the area. And then to...More

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed April 30, 2017

I would have loved to have spent more time here but on a business trip I was limited. Great views. Lovely place to relax for a bit.

Thank Jacki B
Reviewed April 28, 2017

I'm lucky to live in the city and visit this park quite often. When out of town visitors ask what are the can't miss sites in Pittsburgh, I'm always sure to start that list with Point State Park. It's a very well planned outdoor area,...More

Thank Brock M
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Grab your sandwich and water..head on down to Point State Park and have a sit and watch the river float on by. Its a great spot to relax and let you mind wonder. Love this spot to catch up on my thoughts and decompose from...More

Thank stm1258
Reviewed April 27, 2017

Beautiful fountain and lovely park. Lots of spots to sit and relax. Lawn area for kids to run. Museum available if you have time and desire.

Thank Ann T
Reviewed April 22, 2017

Beautiful river front park in the heart of Pittsburgh. This well designed park has spacious, green areas, walking/jogging paths, sitting spots to enjoy the river front and a historical attraction, Fort Pitt. It was a beautiful spring day and many people were enjoying being outside.

Thank Cindy K
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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.
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
September 4, 2016|
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Response from eazyrider68 | Reviewed this property |
this park is great for everything...but...id go up to mt washington to see both the stars and the city