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Temporary Classrooms in Frick Park


The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, will be installing a temporary classroom trailer behind the Stan Lederman field for Frick Environmental Center educational programs. Move-in for the temporary classroom is scheduled for the morning of May 1st.

There may be intermittent traffic closures of Beechwood Boulevard from Forward Avenue to Nicholson Street from 9:30am to 3:30pm. Every effort will be made to ensure there is as little disruption as possible. Thank you for your patience! We will keep you apprised of the progress of this exciting project.

lead your child outside


The Parks Conservancy is in the business of nature discovery. Explore all of the ways your child can enjoy and discover the outdoors in our latest blog post. Click here to read more.

Environmental Center Progress Report


At an open community meeting, the Parks Conservancy and Pittsburgh residents discussed upcoming plans for the new Frick Environmental Center. Couldn't make the meeting? Read the Environmental Center progress report here

never an off season


Something amazing is about to happen in our parks. Click here to find out what in our latest blog post.

Invasive Plants of Pittsburgh guidebook for sale


We're very excited to offer our 88-page, full color Invasive Plants of Pittsburgh guidebook while supplies last. Click here to get your copy today!

New Paved Bike/Ped Street


Taking a road unusable for motorized traffic, the City of Pittsburgh and Bike Pittsburgh have created a sleek new bike- and pedestrian-friendly roadway in Schenley Park. Read more about it in this week's blog.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy works to improve quality of life for the people of Pittsburgh by restoring the park system to excellence in partnership with government and the community. Projects and programs are conducted with respect for the environment, historic design, and the needs of our diverse region

If you see a problem or are concerned about an issue in any of our city's parks, please contact the Mayor's 311 hotline.
Featured Project

Frick Environmental Center

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, is quickly moving forward to rebuild the Frick Environmental Center. Learn more here

Mellon Square

Built in the 1950s, Mellon Square was one of the first parks ever to be built atop a parking garage. This spring, the Parks Conservancy will complete major renovations to restore this historic park. Read More

Cliffside Park

The Parks Conservancy is partnering with the City of Pittsburgh and Hill House Association to renovate Cliffside Park, featuring a scenic overlook and new playground in this community park. Read More

Phipps Run

This stream running through Schenley Park regularly overflowed and washed out a heavily used trail.  The Parks Conservancy and the City of Pittsburgh restored the stream to its proper channel and renewed the surrounding wetland.
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Mellon Park

Mellon Park’s Walled Garden has been restored and replanted in memory of Ann Katharine Seamans. A public art component brings the night sky to earth with “stars” embedded in the lawn. Read More.

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