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The Best Hiking in Pittsburgh

Looking for the best hiking in Pittsburgh? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Pittsburgh. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Monongahela Incline

    1.72 mi / 292 ft gain
    Monongahela Incline is a loop trail that takes you past scenic surroundings located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Eliza Furnace Trail

    5.31 mi / 108 ft gain
    Eliza Furnace Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Frick Park Riverview Trail

    1.46 mi / 138 ft gain
    Frick Park Riverview Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    North Clayton Trail to South Clayton Trail Loop

    1.05 mi / 108 ft gain
    North Clayton Trail to South Clayton Trail Loop is a loop trail that is good for all skill levels located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Nine Mile Run, Braddock, Kensington, Homewood, and Tranquil Trails Loop

    3.67 mi / 341 ft gain
    Nine Mile Run, Braddock, Kensington, Homewood, and Tranquil Trails Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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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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  • Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

    Montour Trail - Beaver Grade to Enlow

    9.48 mi / 253 ft gain
    Montour Trail - Beaver Grade to Enlow is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.
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  • Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    Hollow Oak Loop

    3.09 mi / 453 ft gain
    Hollow Oak Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Moon Township, Pennsylvania

    Meeks Run and Oil Well Trail Loop

    1.74 mi / 246 ft gain
    Meeks Run and Oil Well Trail Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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  • Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

    Montour Trail-Coraopolis to Beaver Grade

    6.33 mi / 190 ft gain
    Montour Trail-Coraopolis to Beaver Grade is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.
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  • Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

    Boyce Mayview Loop

    2.22 mi / 335 ft gain
    Boyce Mayview Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a river located near Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania.
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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

    / 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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  • Hampton Township, Pennsylvania

    Hartwood Acres

    5.66 mi / 784 ft gain
    Hartwood Acres is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Allison Park, Pennsylvania.
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  • Findlay Township, Pennsylvania

    Montour Trail: Cliff Mine To Five Points

    2.65 mi / 89 ft gain
    Montour Trail: Cliff Mine To Five Points is an out-and-back trail that is good for all skill levels located near Coraopolis, Pennsylvania.
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  • McKeesport, Pennsylvania

    Cool Spirit Trail

    1.85 mi / 397 ft gain
    Cool Spirit Trail is a loop trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near McKeesport, Pennsylvania.
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