Posts Tagged "Nature"


Last updated: 03/21/17 When 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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Last updated: 02/17/17 On the surface, Fall Run Park in Glenshaw, PA (just north of the city off of Route 8) seems no different from any other as it is a peaceful hiking trail that has relatively low foot-traffic. Booking.com But for those who make the effort to visit this one, the roughly one-mile out-and-back hike rewards you with something a bit surprising: a waterfall! What You Can See at Fall Run Park Fall Run Park gets its name...

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Last updated: 03/21/17 Raccoon Creek State Park is a 7,500 acre park located about 30 miles west of Pittsburgh. With a 100+ acre lake, a 300+ acre wild flower reserve, over 40 miles of hiking trails, and relatively little infrastructure beyond these, this park is perfect for those who want to experience the great outdoors as it was meant to be. Booking.com During our recent visit we decided to try out two of the most popular hiking...

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Last updated: 02/16/17 Deer Lakes Park in West Deer Township is a 1,180 acre park that is known for its man-made lakes that are stocked with numerous types of fish for residents’ use. Although these are beautiful in their own right, the thing we love most about this one is the hiking trails in the woods! Booking.com What You Can See at Deer Lakes Park One of the biggest highlights at Deer Lakes Park is, naturally, the three...

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Last updated: 02/16/17 Boyce Park, located east of Pittsburgh in the Monroeville/Plum area, is over 1,000 acres full of trails, playgrounds, picnic areas, and a few unexpected gems like ski slopes and a snow tubing area. Booking.com We recently did some hiking in the park and enjoyed the beauty of the densely wooded, quiet trails that had some of the best markings out of all of the parks in Allegheny County. What You Can See at Boyce...

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