What's new

Better Bikeways, Better Watersheds

07.18.14

Big plans for biking are just around the corner for Schenley Park. Click here to read about new bike and green infrastructure in our latest blog post.

Event and Shelter Rentals

07.09.14

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy is happy to help you plan a special event at Schenley Plaza. Click here for more information.
To reserve shelters and pavilions throughout the parks, please contact the City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works at 412-255-2370 or check out the rental information guide

 

schenley park meadow installation

06.30.14

Lawn can be as hard as concrete, shedding rainwater without allowing natural filtration into the ground. The exciting next stage in the Panther Hollow restoration -- the installation of a meadow between Beacon and Bartlett Streets -- kicked off in early June and will continue through July. Please excuse the appearance of the grass that will be replaced during this time and make sure to read more about this innovative project here.

Environmental Center Project Update

06.27.14

What's happening with the new Frick Environmental Center? Find updates on the project here.

Pittsburgh is a City of Learning

06.24.14

The Sprout Fund, in collaboration with 20 organizations (including the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy) has unleashed the City of Learning initiative. Through this program, students are challenged to climb their own personal achievement ladders to gain new skills, then digitize their success. Read more here.

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
 

Mellon Square

Opened in 1955, Mellon Square was one of the first parks ever to be built atop a parking garage. After a $10 million renovation, this historic park has been reopened to the public. Read More

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

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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