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Best Parks and Trails in Pittsburgh


The Pittsburgh area has lots of parks and lakes that provide lots of opportunities for outdoor recreational activities.  From picnicking, to hiking, biking, horse riding, sports activities and kayaking, there is plenty to do.  Below I am describing city, county and state parks in the general Pittsburgh area that we love mostly for hiking and kayaking.


Please see my guides for the following parks and trails:

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Pittsburgh Travel Guide showing the lake at Crooked Creek Lake Park
Pittsburgh Travel Guide showing a lake at Hillman Park
Pittsburgh Travel Guide showing an art installation at Hartwood Acres
Pittsburgh Travel Guide showing a covered bridge in McConnell's Mill Park
Best Parks in Pittsburgh

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