Point State Park

Point State Park, Pittsburgh
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  • picnics
  • biking
  • landmarks
  • allegheny
  • scenic views
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  • Steve H.
    Steve HovingtonMay 30, 2014
    Did you know? The fountain in Point State Park, which sprays water up to 150 feet (46 m) in the air at the head of the Ohio River, draws upon water from an aquifer that passes beneath the park.
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Trey D.
    Trey DasherApril 2, 2016
    A must-visit for any tourist, this park is beautiful. Unique history and setting, with beautiful views of the city skyline, bridges, and rivers. Great for strolling and picnicking too!
  • Bikabout
    BikaboutSeptember 20, 2016
    The amazing fountain serves as a scenic escape from the city and the trailhead for the Great Allegheny Passage, a 340 mile trail to DC!
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Aaron C.
    Aaron CruzNovember 27, 2011
    An amazing city park, right where the three rivers come together, especially in the Fall with all the colors.
  • Jenya S.
    Jenya SAugust 20
    Gorgeous at nighttime! Note, fountain shuts down 10 minutes before 11pm and the park closes at 11. Plan accordingly.
  • Alison C.
    Alison CurtinSeptember 2, 2016
    Stand on the original spot of Fort Duquesne- imagine how this confluence of land and water served as such an important spot of US History
  • Gary T.
    Gary TurnerNovember 29, 2016
    I love coming here to hang out, read a book, or do water sports. Too bad it's getting cold. I guess I'll have to wait for the spring.
  • Jenya S.
    Jenya SJuly 13, 2016
    A must see. Beautiful park, especially on a sunny day. Can be quite breezy though.
  • Doug R.
    Doug RayJanuary 26, 2012
    A great spot in summer and host to many festivals and concerts including the Arts Festival and Regatta.
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Ric S.
    Ric SotoJuly 11
    Brilliant place for the 4th of July! Food vendors, music, good crowd...yes,yes,yes.
  • Amanda G.
    Amanda Gribble WilsonJanuary 26, 2012
    See the fountain at the Point where the Monongahela & the Allegheny meet to form the Ohio. Kayak and bike rentals nearby, also see the Fort Pitt Museum.
  • Julie S.
    Julie StoopsJune 17
    Been here 10+ times
    Some of the nicest views in the city.
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Alexa (@ladylexy) A.
    Who needs the beach when you can walk around Point State Park!
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Shirley K.
    Shirley Kunz JacksonSeptember 25, 2011
    When the fountain is going, you just seem to enjoy the point so much more.
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Ben G.
    Ben GaspariniNovember 12, 2016
    Don't know if I'd call it a park but it has nice views of the stadiums river and city.
  • Shawnté C.
    Shawnté ColemanOctober 8, 2015
    I love the city environment. It's so lively and fresh.
  • Henoc M.
    Great place to relax during summer.
  • Painting with a Twist
    The fountain is back on! Its the finishing touch on the city, like the star on the top of a Christmas tree.
  • Marty M.
    Marty M.March 17, 2015
    Even late at night it is a cool place to visit.
  • Lauren B.
    Lauren BaconSeptember 4, 2014
    Phallic fountain - view of city - tourist spot
  • Patrick M.
    Patrick MillardAugust 14, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    sitting riverside as the sun melts down ...can't beat it!
  • Sharon M.
    Sharon MarieMay 17, 2015
    Rainy but fun day at Point State Park
  • Alexander S.
    Alexander ShamraevskySeptember 15, 2011
    Most people don't realize that it's a state park not a city park.
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • David M.
    David MontoMay 24, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Make sure your outdrive is up cause the docks are shallow!!
  • Haley D.
    Haley DawnJuly 29, 2016
    So beautiful but the water will leave a ring around your skin. Yuck
  • Flareon
    FlareonJune 23, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Wonderful place to visit!
  • Caroline A.
    Caroline ArmfieldMarch 27, 2016
    Fountain is off Easter Sunday?!
  • Julia M.
    Julia MarascoMay 4, 2012
    Tthe only full-scale recreation park venue Downtown Pittsburgh
  • Carole C.
    Carole CliffordFebruary 28, 2011
    If you're planning on coming down today, hurry & bring a flotation device
  • Gary M.
    Good place to get cooled off in the fountain
  • Cordova
    CordovaJuly 5, 2012
    Watch da fireworks
    Upvoted Jul 2
  • Judy K.
    Judy KellyFebruary 27, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Spring is almost here and the park is a minefield of Canadian goose poop!
  • Bill H.
    Bill HurleyOctober 16, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Take your shoes off
  • barbee
    barbeeJuly 17, 2015
    Beautiful! Caught a rainbow!
  • Alexandra B.
    Alexandra BaroneMay 2, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    I think there are aliens at night.
  • Kay Marie C.
    Kay Marie ClarkMay 5, 2013
    Fountain grand opening June 7th!!! :D
  • Cordova
    CordovaJuly 5, 2012
    Watch the fireworks
  • Youngkuk K.
    Youngkuk KimJuly 25, 2010
    Check it out! Good place to walk.
  • Begum
    BegumJuly 5, 2014
  • Sundus Azem K.
    Sundus Azem KunlevApril 24, 2015
    Yaz gelmicek sanirim pittsburgh'a❄️⛄️☔️⛄️
    Upvoted Jul 2
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