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Address: North Shore, Pittsburgh, PA

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Wading in the Falls near the PNC Stadium

You will see many children easing in the falls of the Water Steps. There is a pathway that goes along the river. You can here the game at PNC Stadium. In fact, while we were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 8, 2017
1914MimiA
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2017

You will see many children easing in the falls of the Water Steps. There is a pathway that goes along the river. You can here the game at PNC Stadium. In fact, while we were walking, one of the baseball balls flew by us into the river.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Fun in the summer. Small kids love it. Free and a beautiful view of downtown. One of my favorite places in Pittsburgh. If you are on the north sure it is hard not to stop by there, hang out, and enjoy the view.

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

We've been here quite a few times. Most recently to watch the regatta. They have many family friendly events which are really good. There's always interesting people and it's very safe.

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

OK so first of all, there are signs that say stay out of the water. OK its been said, now lets talk about all the fun for kids, couples on a stroll to cool their feet, and others to have IN the water anyhow. The water is chlorinated and always clear and they really do a great job of trying... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited the Water Steps one evening while in Pittsburg. It was very enjoyable and relaxing. I took my two year old and we climbed from top to bottom and back several times. The water was clear and clean. The area felt safe. I would definitely recommend taking time to spend an evening in this area playing on the steps... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

We spent the day at the science center which closes at 5 and we didn't want to go home during rush hour traffic. So we do decided to walk a half mile down the scenic north shore trail to the water steps. You have to be careful in the water steps because there are lights all over with grates covering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

One afternoon I took my nieces and nephews here for a splash in the water. The steps look really nice at night as well. I saw two teens there shooting photos was pretty cool.

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Thank Richard J
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

Sweaty and Sticky after a 90 degree day at PNC PARK it was fun and refreshing to stick my tired,hot legs in the Water Steps. Cooled me down about 20 degrees!!

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016

Not great in the winter months but it allows you to go in during the warmer months! Great place for kids to play

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

The steps are pretty and peaceful as long as there isn't a homeless person bathing in them. There are usually kids in it. Wouldn't trust the water though

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