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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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Nice Park

This is a nice park right next to U of Pittsburgh. If you have a bit of time and want to exercise, it is a good place. I, however, don't think it is worth a visit if you are tight... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2016
Pananya K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

This is a nice park right next to U of Pittsburgh. If you have a bit of time and want to exercise, it is a good place. I, however, don't think it is worth a visit if you are tight on time. It is like any other parks.

Thank Pananya K
Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We walked through the park while walking around campus. It is probably also a great place for a jog.

Thank nancy a
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Big beautiful park with rolling hills. Nice for walks, picnics, watching movies in the summer, first dates, last dates, dog walking, etc.

Thank M A
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

The winding road around the park made it impossible without a car, but we stopped at a disk golf court that sloped downwards and had a great view of the river and bridges, and the downtown of Pittsburgh. On a nice day, it is great to picnic on the lawns.

Thank Debbie T
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This park has a great view of the sunset. A huge opening at the center of the park provides an ideal spot for sunset and photography. There is a big ground for playing and practice right nearby. Also this is probably the only place in Pittsburgh where you get a clear sunset view.

Thank AR14920251
Pitman, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Whether you want to hike, walk or jog this is a must place to spend a couple of hours. Not a far walk to The Cathedral of Learning.

Thank kirpatt2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful parks in Pittsburgh. I've been coming here for years. Flagstaff hill and all the paths and trails. Panther Hollow is being redone. Phipps Conservatory and gardens is just a delight to see. It's a very large park to explore. There used to be riding stables here but they burned down in the early... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Schenley Park is the ultimate city park in the Oakland/Squirrel Hill section of Pittsburgh. Great for walking, biking, golfing, playgrounds, ice rink, and it borders the Phipps Conservatory.

Thank Peggy F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Husbands, wives and lovers write their names on locks, attached to a bridge, and then throw the keys into the river Seine. Now, the Schenley Park Bridge in Oakland is taking on the look of love with numerous locks attached to a sidewalk fence.

Thank Kelvin M
Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

We went for a hike here on the Panther gulch trail. We were able to get a 1 1/2 hike in starting from Phipps Conservatory, and there was more hiking to do.

Thank Poormtnbkr

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