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Schenley Park

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Neighborhood: Squirrel Hill South
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Address: Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
Phone Number: 412 422 6523
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Fantastic greenspace, right near Phipps and Pitt

This is a really beautiful park. There are tons of trails and green spaces, and a few play grounds for kids. There are also some great bridges that provide nice views of the city... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
mtd143
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a really beautiful park. There are tons of trails and green spaces, and a few play grounds for kids. There are also some great bridges that provide nice views of the city and the park below.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

some great views of this part of Pittsburgh - we had a nice walk around (and up and down) after our time in the Phipps. A great way to stretch the legs!

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Butler, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A cross country race with dozens of high school teams took place, yet the park still felt peaceful and its size wrapped us in the comfort of perspective on our place in this city and the world. Parking was efficient, the park paths were clean, and we felt safe.

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Thank MrsPsPicks
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56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love Schenley Park I've been coming here since I was a child. It's always fun to watch a movie on Flagstaff hill. This is a park in the middle of the Oakland section of Pittsburgh just minutes from The University of Pittsburgh easily walkable. There are many trails and paths to walk on. This park is also close to... More 

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poconos, pa
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park. Can spend an entire day. Phipps Conservatory is in the park, as well as trails. I didn't get to see it all, but I look forward to going back.

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State College, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Pittsburgh and spent several hrs. with my daughter and her friend walking through the park. What a lovely place, lots of trails.

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Wimberley, Texas
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a huge park with shaded tree-lined paths, adjacent to the botanical gardens, which are also lovely. It was easy to find parking on the streets.

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Medina, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have the time, a walk around Panther Hollow can be an extremely pleasurable experience -- anytime of the year. The pathway was built during the depression by the CCC and considerable care was taken to ensure a wide and pleasurable experience. The other features in the park are attractive but the Panther Hollow trail is my favorite.

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Thank John L
Pittsburgh Pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Schenley park is a great place to go to bike, hike, or simply relax. Check out their concepts in Schenley...they are free! We just attended one a few weeks ago...very relaxing and plenty of hill seating. Many hiking trails that will take you into tranquil areas of the woods. Nice sightseeing or picture taking place. Bikers have many places to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

There is a bridge, while crossing into Schenley park, which hold locks. This is called the locks of love bridge. You and a loved one can put a lock on the fence to show your love for each other. Names and dates are even added.

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