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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Photograph the City of Pittsburgh

    4.0
    Photograph the Pittsburgh skyline from Mt. Washington! It's a spot now famous for wedding photo backdrops, family portraits, etc. so you may have to wait a little while to get one of the overlooks to yourself. It's generally easy to park along the street (metered) and then you only have to walk...
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Catch a Sunset at Point State Park

    Great place to finish your day and it's right next to downtown. I would recommend getting food at PPG Place a couple blocks away and bringing it to eat and watch the sunset for dinner. You can watch and listen to the concerts happening during the summer at the Steelers Stadium on the other side o...
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Bike the Three Rivers Heritage Trail

    24 mi
    A 24-mile path for biking, running, and walking with the best views of Pittsburgh. The path is non-linear as Pittsburgh comes to a point at Three Point Park, where three rivers intersect, and you can ride on all three sides of the land via this trail. Riding along the north side will give you gre...
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  • Carnegie, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Rainbow Loop in Settlers Cabin

    3.3
    5.5 mi
    There are three main trails in the park. The Green Loop (2 miles), Blue Loop (2 miles), and Purple Loop (1.5 miles). These all connect at some point so if you are looking for a little longer walk you can do all three at once. This totals a 5.5 mile loop. You can park at the tennis courts and do a...
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  • South Park Township, Pennsylvania

    Montour Trail

    5.0
    36.02 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Montour Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.
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  • Bridgeville, Pennsylvania

    Horseback Ride at Rolling Hills Ranch

    5.0
    / 300 ft gain
    Enjoy an hour of horseback riding on Rolling Hills Ranch in Bridgeville, PA, 20 minutes outside of Pittsburgh. The ranch accommodates large groups and provides a guide for trips, who will leave the group for some time as the horses know the route so that you can enjoy the trip alone with family a...
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  • Eighty Four, Pennsylvania

    Mingo Creek Paved Path

    5.0
    6.46 mi / 443 ft gain
    Mingo Creek Paved Path is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Eighty Four, Pennsylvania.
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  • Clinton, Pennsylvania

    Explore Raccoon Creek's Wildflower Reserve

    5.0
    Enjoy a peaceful walk through Raccoon Creek State Park's Wildflower Reserve. Only a 20 minute drive outside of Pittsburgh, you'll find yourself in the serene outdoors at Raccoon Creek State Park. After walking through the Reserve, you can explore the rest of the park, including the lake for swimm...
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  • Clinton, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Mineral Springs Loop

    4.7
    1.2 mi
    Starting at the Frankfort Mineral Springs parking lot, this 1.2 mile loop winds along the creek and leads you up into the waterfall and old resort area.After you reach this picture perfect spot, you can continue on the rest of the loop. This will take you through a patch of pines and down a nice ...
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  • Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

    Hike McConnell's Mill State Park

    4.8
    A trip to McConnell's Mill is a great idea at any time of year. Hiking trails that follow the Slippery Rock Gorge offer scenic views while the relaxing sound of Slippery Rock Creek echoes in the background. At one end of the park, you'll find the old Mill House along the banks of the creek as wel...
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  • Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

    Hike Through Hells Hollow

    4.0
    1 mi
    Hells Hollow is part of McConnell's Mill State Park. It is a short and quick hike with things to do and see the entire way! During the winter the snow turns this place into a life-like snow globe, while in the spring the wildflowers make for beautiful sights.Start off by parking at the Hells Hol...
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  • Ellwood City, Pennsylvania

    Hike to Slippery Rock Creek from Hell's Hollow

    5.0
    4.6 mi
    This nicely groomed trail starts at Hell's Hollow and branches off to the left. The trails total length is 24 miles long, but we chose to start off slow and go with an out and back just to the creek. This is a 2.3 mile hike one way which also has some steep inclines and a few switch backs.The sta...
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  • Portersville, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Alpha Pass Trail

    0.2 mi
    Park in the lot at McConnell's Mill Rd but instead of going down the steps from the lot, walk up to the intersection of Johnson Rd and McConnell's Mill Rd. Walk toward the house that is a little down the road on McConnell's Mill Rd. You will see a trail head to your left and thats where you want ...
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  • Stahlstown, Pennsylvania

    Adams Falls Trail

    1.26 mi / 210 ft gain
    Linn Run State Park is one of my favorite adventure spots. From the moment you enter the park you are surrounded by tall hemlocks and rhododendrons. Most of the hiking trails run along a stream accompanied by beautiful cottages - a perfect scene for awesome photos.  When entering the park you wil...
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  • Dunbar, Pennsylvania

    Hike the Sugar Run Trail

    1.6 mi
    This trail connects Old Mitchell Trail to Johnathan Run Trail. It is a short but fun hike down to the falls. We parked by the helicopter landing field and the trail head was right by the entrance to the parking lot.The hike down to the falls was nice and easy, but coming back up was tough. The tr...
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  • Mill Run, Pennsylvania

    Explore Fallingwater

    4.8
    "Fallingwater is the name of a house built over a waterfall in southwest Pennsylvania. Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, designed the house for his clients, the Kaufmann family. Fallingwater was built between 1936 and 1939. It instantly became famous, and today it is a Natio...
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