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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
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank mtd143
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

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!

Thank John B
Butler, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016 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.

Thank MrsPsPicks
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 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 

1 Thank Charlene C
poconos, pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

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.

Thank paris4me
State College, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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

Thank PLS27
Wimberley, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

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.

Thank RebekahGrace P
Medina, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

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.

1 Thank John L
Pittsburgh Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank TravelerAllAround
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank Mailman69

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