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West End - Elliot Overlook Park

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Great panorama of the 'Burgh

My nephew came to visit from North Carolina. He had not had a tour of the city in all his previous... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Rob N
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Fantastic View

Located above the West End Bridge, this affords a great view of all three rivers, the Golden... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
Daphne, Alabama
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599 Fairview Rd, At the end of Fairview AVE and alos Marlow @ Rue Grande Vue St 40°26'44.4N 80°02'02.6W, Pittsburgh, PA 15205
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We came back to take in the scenic view of the city and was suprised at the changes that have been made. the viewing area seems to be smaller and any type of crowd can interfer with photography attempts. The parking area is smaller then...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

My nephew came to visit from North Carolina. He had not had a tour of the city in all his previous visits. After taking him to a couple attractions and restaurants, I decided to drive up to the West End overlook to give me the...More

Thank Rob N
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Located above the West End Bridge, this affords a great view of all three rivers, the Golden Triangle, and the Northside and the Heinz Field and PNC Park. In the distance you can clearly see the Cathedral of Learning.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This was our second day at overlooks and wow! What an absolutely fantastic view. The park was closed due to a wedding so we didn't get to see it all but we saw enough to be wowed by this location!

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Every time I am in Pittsburgh I stop at West End Overlook. It offers what is considered the classic view of Pittsburgh. It can be a bit difficult to find but if you look carefully there are a few signs. There are trees that provide...More

1  Thank Truckie351
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Simply the best place for a vista of the city. If you have a chance, go during each of the 4 seasons. Here, one appreciates where the Allegheny and the Monongahela rivers meet to form the Ohio. There is a small park to sit, enjoy...More

Thank globetrottingYankee
Reviewed 8 April 2018

Our GPS had a hard time finding this place and took us up some windy narrow roads. The views are excellent so bring a good camera. You can get a great view of Heinz Field and the rivers merging. I just wish we would of...More

Thank supertzar666
Reviewed 8 January 2018

It is a windy road, but well worth it for the views. A few parking spots are available. We went during the day and again at night to see the city lights.

Thank debSouthBend_IN
Reviewed 30 November 2017

My daughter goes to college with friends from Pittsburgh and they told her that we had to go to the West End Overlook when we were in town. The view was amazing! The sun was setting and the view of the city took our breath...More

1  Thank dclmom34
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Bring your camera with a big lens if you have one. This spot offers some great views of the rivers merging, the downtown area from above and the stadiums across the river. It's a nice area to walk and there are trails right below you...More

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31 July 2015|
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Response from Honda4 | Reviewed this property |
As long as you were not driving afterwards police would probably not bother you as this is not heavily patrolled, but occasionally is.
Julie M
1 July 2015|
Response from Columbus321 | Reviewed this property |
Ok, there are facilities, however you have make arrangements ahead of time to use them. Probably with the city of pittsburgh.