Posts Tagged "Nature"


Last updated: 08/16/17Kane Woods Nature Area is a small greenspace with hiking trails in Scott Township. But what it lacks in size it makes up in tranquility and local history! Booking.com Kane Park Has a Historical Connection On the surface, Kane Woods looks like just another park in Pitsburgh’s plethora of green spaces. But when you dive down into it more, you find out that this particular spot used to be the home of General...

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Last updated: 08/2/17The Pittsburgh Botanic Gardens is a nature reserve in Oakdale, PA- located right next door to Settlers Cabin Park. The park opened in early 2015 on a 460 acre plot of land once used for mining and logging, and currently has about 60 acres that was transformed back into pristine nature and open for visitors to enjoy. Booking.com This one does require a payment for entry, and those who visit will enjoy a serene hike...

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Last updated: 07/11/17I want to tell you about us having an awesome time at Boyce Mayview Park in Upper St. Clair. Booking.com I want to tell you that we saw all of the various areas at the park, the supposed waterfalls, and experienced some of the other unique buildings and sights to see as well. I want to tell you to get into your car and head to this one right this very minute. But I can’t. Today, I want to share why we...

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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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