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Point State Park

601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
+1 412-565-2850
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On Point

Good place to walk around the riverfront, stop and read a book, ride a bike or just hang with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brandon K
The Beautiful Fountain

I love the fountain and was lucky enough to see it every day out my 24th floor at the Wydnam. I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terri S
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Serving as a key strategic spot during the French and Indian War, this National Historic Landmark and park offer stunning views of the city and a variety of outdoor recreation.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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601 Commonwealth Pl, Bldg A, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
+1 412-565-2850

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good place to walk around the riverfront, stop and read a book, ride a bike or just hang with friends on a nice day. The fountain is impressive and overall the area was pretty clean. Fort Pitt provides some neat history around the confluence of...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the fountain and was lucky enough to see it every day out my 24th floor at the Wydnam. I will miss seeing it

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walked here from downtown. You go under the bridge and emerge in the beautiful park area. The fountain was pretty and there were a lot of great photo opportunities.

Thank IdahoGems
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area to walk around and take pictures. This park is beautiful with walkways, bike trails, sitting areas, and a great fountain. It also has great views of the city, rivers, and sports parks.

Thank tony s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Point State Park is a lovely green space where 3 rivers join. The city skyline is really pretty as well as the sights along the rivers. The point is home to a very large fountain and walking trails alongside the river banks.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a beautiful park with a big fountain at the confluence of two rivers, Point State park is a good place for a walk or to begin a run up the Allegheny River.

Thank goety911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first visit to Pitt and of course on a beautiful sunny day we had to walk down to The Point for the views. The fountain is pretty and I bet hard to keep the kiddos out of on a hot summer day!...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Your can spend 1-2 hours Very nice view and relaxing real Parking beware but for flat rate of 7$ I would recommend it

Thank Panda84s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to see the city and the three rivers. During the week the area is pretty busy and finding parking just to stop in can be tough. There always seems to be something going on here. A few historic sites in the area such...More

Thank Philosophyguru
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great walking trails and the fountain was beautiful. there were benches to rest and you can see the stadiums and inclines from the point

Thank mlcarullo
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Questions & Answers
11 July 2017|
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Response from KimMiesau | Reviewed this property |
YES, there is grass on both sides of the steps for picnicking. No tables.
26 January 2017|
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Response from Point S | Property representative |
Point State Park is within walking distance of all of the North Shore and downtown hotels. The Fort Duquesne Bridge walkway from the North Shore ends within the park, or if you take any of the "three sisters bridges" into... More
5 September 2016|
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Response from eazyrider68 | Reviewed this property |
this park is great for everything...but...id go up to mt washington to see both the stars and the city