Posts Tagged "Nature"


Last updated: 06/7/17Round Hill Park in Elizabeth, PA, is a 1,100 acre park that takes on a familiar layout as far as local parks are concerned- namely being home to a large concentration of pavilions, unblazed hiking trails, and a few play areas for kids. Booking.com In fact, for the longest time we thought this was all that was available at Round Hill Park, and for that reason we made it the last of all of the Allegheny County Parks...

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Last updated: 06/7/17Since founding Discover the Burgh, we’ve made it our mission to see, do, and experience everything Pittsburgh has to offer. One of our goals was to explore each of the nine county parks of Allegheny County, and over the last two years we finally completed our task of visiting them all. Booking.com What we discovered about these parks from our visits is pretty incredible.  The nine parks in Allegheny county...

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Last updated: 05/11/17Raccoon Creek State Park is a gem for hikers in southwestern Pennsylvania. This massive park contains miles of paths, creeks, a lake, waterfalls, and even is home to an impressive wildflower reserve that has a twice a year bloom. Booking.com We were very fortunate to check out the wildflower reserve during peak bloom in 2017, and we wanted to share our experience to encourage you to get out and explore this one...

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Last updated: 04/26/17We’re fortunate here in Pittsburgh to be home to a lot of green space in and around the city. You may know some of the staples, like Frick Park and Schenley Park, but beyond these we are also lucky to have several other large parks that are practically hiding in plain sight. Booking.com Take the Beechview-Seldom Seen Greenway. This aptly named park is located on the edge of Beechview and shares a border...

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Last updated: 03/21/17When it comes to getting out into nature, we love the great outdoors and will do everything we can to find a unique hike regardless of how rigorous it ends up being (which has gotten us in trouble a few times if we are to be honest). Booking.com But we know that this level of exertion is not always for everyone, and sometimes you just want to get out somewhere for an easy stroll. For those who seek out this kind...

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