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Frick Park

2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
+1 412-682-7275
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Fun in the Park!

I love this park, and if I lived in Pittsburgh I would walk my dogs here all the time! The trails... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Lissa3891
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Sit or walk or run, Frick has it all

Frick is a HUGE park with North Frick having lots of walking trails that have several levels... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Charles R
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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The largest of Pittsburgh's historic regional parks at 644 acres, Frick Park is also the youngest. Although Henry Clay Frick bequeathed the original 151 acres to the city in 1919, the park did not open until 1927 after additional land had been acquired. Most recently, 106 acres were annexed to the park as part of the process that created the Summerset at Frick Park housing development and restored the Nine Mile Run stream valley. Today, Frick Park stretches from its northern borders in Point Breeze down to the Monongahela River. Known as Pittsburgh’s woodland park for its extensive trails throughout steep valleys and wooded slopes, Frick Park is an ideal escape from the noise of the city. Birding enthusiasts love to visit Clayton Hill, where well over 100 species of birds have been recorded. Children flock to the famous Blue Slide Playground and learn about nature at the Frick Environmental Center. The park also features red clay tennis courts, baseball fields, and the only public lawn bowling green in Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy has completed extensive ecological restoration work in Frick Park since the Conservancy’s first capital project in 2000, the restoration of Reynolds Street gatehouse entrance. Currently, the Parks Conservancy is working to rebuild the Frick Environmental Center to replace the burned-down structure and create an urban hub for environmental education in Pittsburgh.
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2005 Beechwood Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Squirrel Hill South
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Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I love this park, and if I lived in Pittsburgh I would walk my dogs here all the time! The trails are well kept and enjoyable with all the inclines, declines, bridges, steps, and benches. They have a grassy clearance on the bottom near a...More

Thank Lissa3891
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Frick is a HUGE park with North Frick having lots of walking trails that have several levels. There is also a bowling green in a beautiful setting. You can walk under the Forbes Bridge from North Frick or enter Frick via the newly finished activity...More

1  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Frick Park is full of magnificent old trees, up and down trails, wildflowers, and happy dogs. People can plan a stroll on flat ground or a more ambitious hike, bike, or run on rolling trails. Last Spring we saw dogwalkers with 6 to 9 dogs...More

Thank 277rupam
Management response:Responded 26 May 2017

Thanks for the thorough review 277rupam! Frick Park is indeed a natural wonderland and we take great pride in ensuring it provides enjoyment for all. We appreciate you sharing your concerns and are actually working on new signage to help better navigate the paths and...More

Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great, large park in Pittsburgh. Wonderful playgrounds, trails, and sledding hills. Highly recommend!

Thank allisonolander
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Before the cold temperatures and snow fell, my wife and I went to Frick park for the first time. We loved it. Parking was free and easy. There was a Porta John at the parking lot. The walk took you through many acres of the...More

1  Thank Harmony5859
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Nice trails through beautiful woods. We were treated to some spectacular colors in early November. The trails seemed popular with commuting school kids, families, joggers, walkers, and a few mountain bikers (the trails are wide enough to usually allow for 2 or 3 abreast).

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I spend quite a bit of time in Pittsburgh and I visit this park often with my dog who travels with me. As much as I adore this park I was very disappointed with many people I met there today who were all dog owners....More

2  Thank Dtravis814
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Had a beautiful afternoon walking the trails in Frick Park. Every other person had a dog, so we had fun watching them too! The sun was warm and the trails were well marked. Some were a little steep but all were very walkable. If I...More

Thank Homebody205
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had heard this was a nice place to walk and wanted to check it out. It is a pretty big, over 600 acres, and has some nice trails to walk of run. It was raining when we were there so we didn't explore much...More

Thank jnobz
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is a wonderful, and enormous, green space for this city, rather like central Park in NYC. There is plenty to explore, or simply hike trails, or just sit in the shade.

Thank Brent B
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Response from beth c | Reviewed this property |
You'll see the parking, it's on Braddock - at the courts.
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