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Schenley Park

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Neighbourhood: Squirrel Hill South
As featured in Pittsburgh Outdoors and 1 other guide
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Address: Overlook Drive, Pittsburgh, PA
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Nice park to perform sport or relax

Schenley park provides places to do tennis, to run, to ice skate or sled. A small playground is also great.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Schenley park provides places to do tennis, to run, to ice skate or sled. A small playground is also great.

Thank C_Florence_O
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great park in the heart of Pittsburgh to visit! Great place for children and wonderful scenery. Highly recommend!

1 Thank allisonolander
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A wonderful place to walk for 2-3 hours on a nice day. It's bigger and more varied than most people realize, and as much a local treasure as Central Park is for New Yorkers. Plus, you can easily combine it with a 2-hour visit to the nearby Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for a day full of nature.

1 Thank Steven S
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great place to walk around any time of the year. It is gorgeous and there are so many paths to walk or run.

1 Thank Ariana S
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I drove through in the evening and noted the variety of green spaces, trails, ponds, bridges, and room for outdoor activities. It is a quiet oasis offering space to explore and enjoy outdoor activities. On one end of the park is the Phipps Conservatory with a wide range of plants. There is also a visitor center and restaurants. The park... More 

1 Thank GoAlong2
Frederick, Maryland
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310 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Great little park nestled in the city. Nice water attractions, decent sledding hill, and some ruins to scramble around and explore.

Thank 2005-travel-lover
Durham, North Carolina
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

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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44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 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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129 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 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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65 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 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

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