60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh

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Including Allegheny and Surrounding Counties

This guide to 60 of the best hikes in and around Pittsburgh leads you to city parks, riverfronts, and mountain scenes.

It’s Time to Take a Hike in Pittsburgh!

From a city of smokestacks to a city of culture, technology, and trees, Pittsburgh’s revitalized city parks, abundant state parks, tranquil state forests, and enhanced riverfronts offer endless opportunities to hike and explore. Donna L. Ruff’s 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh has something for explorers of every ability and interest. Diverse hikes include Frick Park, which can be combined with a visit to the Frick Art and Historical Center (free); Ohiopyle State Park, with views of the beautiful Youghiogheny River and Cucumber Falls; Beechwood Farms, where kids and adults can opt to participate in nature programs and walks; and Mt. Davis Natural Area, where hikers can stand on the highest point in Pennsylvania. History buffs will love Bushy Run and its museum and other historical site/hike combinations. Those seeking solitude will relish time spent walking in lovely Todd Sanctuary or one of the scenic and tranquil destinations of Forbes State Forest. Beautiful river, lake, waterfall, mountain, wildflower, and historical walks are all in your backyard. From the city’s riverbanks to the Laurel Highland mountains of the south and southwest to the lakes and meadows of the north and northwest, every hiker will find trails to their liking in 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Pittsburgh.

Additional information

Weight 14.5 oz
Dimensions 6 × 9 in
Author(s)

Donna L. Ruff

Format:

Paperback/Softback

Page Count:

288

Illustration Notes

Over 30 photos, Over 120 maps

Series

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

Publication Date

5/10/2006

Publisher

Menasha Ridge Press

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