Posts Tagged "Nature"


Updated on: 01/23/18Boyce Park is one of the most popular parks in Allegheny County. It offers an array of trails and outdoor activities to be enjoyed all year round, but unlike other county parks this one is perhaps best enjoyed in Pittsburgh’s winters! Booking.com The reason for this is that Boyce Park is home to a modest winter resort that includes several trails, a tubing course, and many other outdoor activities scheduled...

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Updated on: 11/28/17Buttermilk Falls is a beautiful waterfall located just outside of the main stretch of Beaver Falls, PA. Booking.com But while you may not drive out to this town to visit the waterfalls on their own, they make for a great stop if you happen to be in the region and are looking to explore! What You Can See at Buttermilk Falls Where other waterfall containing parks have highlights such as miles of hiking trails,...

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Updated on: 11/1/17The Todd Nature Reserve in Sarver, PA, is a 175 acre forest and wildlife sanctuary managed by the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania. Booking.com The land once belonged to W.E. Clyde Todd, a passionate bird watcher and Curator of Birds at the Carnegie Museum in the early 1900s who used to bird watch on the property. In an effort to keep the land a wildlife sanctuary for generations to come, Mr. Todd donated the...

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Updated on: 10/19/17Mingo Creek County Park is a 2,600 park located in Finleyville, PA, about 30 miles south of Pittsburgh. Booking.com With a beautiful paved walking trail along the creek, covered bridges, an observatory, and picnic pavilions abound, it should be no surprise that this park is often considered to be a favorite among residents of Washington County! What You Can See at Mingo Creek There are three major highlights at...

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Updated on: 10/3/17Ohiopyle is a 19,000 acre state park located in southwestern Pennsylvania, about an hour and a half south of Pittsburgh. Booking.com It is often considered to be one of the star attractions of the region as the park offers numerous hiking trails, historical landmarks, and so much more- making it impossible to see it all in any single visit. During a recent trip we tried the hike from Cucumber Falls to the Cascade...

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