Parks Overview and Map Your parks are where you fly a kite, write your first novel, meet up with old friends, gaze at stars, do cartwheels, make your Instagram followers jealous, dance, have a good cry, see neighbors, and generally live your best life.

Visit the park pages below for maps, events, and information for the parks that you know or ones that you have yet to discover.

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Emerald View Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancys Emerald View Park is the premier place to view Pittsburgh’s spectacular skyline The 257-acre Emerald View Park was born out of a grassroots effort to combine wooded…

Your Parks Highland Park

Highland Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancys Pittsburgh’s need for a municipal water system brought about the creation of Highland Park in the late 1800s By 1879, a reservoir that provided drinking water for…

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Riverview Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancys A treasured jewel of Pittsburgh’s North Side Created in 1894, the park predates the city of allegheny’s annexation to the city of pittsburgh in 1907. Formed largely…

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Frick Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancys At 644 acres, Frick Park is Pittsburgh’s largest historic regional park. Frick Park is an ideal escape from the noise of the city. Known as Pittsburgh’s woodland…

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Schenley Plaza Garden

The Garden Making its debut on June 8, 2006, Schenley Plaza was the result of a community partnership that included the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. Used as a parking lot for…

Your Parks Mellon Park

Mellon Park Walled Garden

The Garden The Mellon Park Walled Garden was restored in 2009 and later opened in June 2010. The Walled Garden was first built in the 1920s as part of the…

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Mellon Square Garden

The Garden In May 2014, Mellon Square was dedicated as an urban green space. The Square sits on top of a six-story parking garage in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh.…

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August Wilson Park Garden

The Garden Located in the historic Hill District, Cliffside Park was created in 1975. It was later renamed August Wilson Park in Spring 2016. Many improvements took place in this…

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Schenley Park

Pittsburgh Parks Conservancys Situated in the heart of Oakland, Schenley Park has come to be Pittsburgh’s civic park. Created in 1889 with land donated by heiress Mary Schenley the park…

Park Rentals

Pittsburgh’s parks are the perfect setting for your next special event. Dreaming of getting married in a garden? Looking to get friends together on a summer day? Find the perfect spot for your special event in the parks!