Schenley Park Panther Hollow Trail

EASY 31 reviews
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Schenley Park Panther Hollow Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from May until September. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.8 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
229 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

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nature trips

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hiking
17 days ago

Modified the loop here a little on our way down when we saw some switch backs and thought "eh why not." Kind of treacherous with little ones. The footing is all shale and can be quite slippy but if you take your time, you'll be fine. Went when the leaves were bare and aside from the lower part of the trail it wasn't the most exciting hike, but nice for being right in the middle of the city.

walking
Tuesday, May 23, 2017

on the way back is a little treacherous, but the views are beautiful and it's a really fun hike! Will probably come back in the future

walking
Wednesday, April 05, 2017

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Tuesday, January 03, 2017

My family and I have done this loop so many times and it is always pleasant. It also works well to park at one end of the park and walk into Oakland for a museum visit or to sit on the Plaza.

No surprises on this loop.

Monday, September 29, 2014

Great trail!

trail running
Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Really enjoyed this trail. There are many interconnecting trails it was hard to keep track, so I just ran wherever I felt. The park is so small that it doesn't really matter. I would get off the main trail and explore. From out of town and will come back. I liked it better than Frick Park.

hiking
Sunday, March 27, 2011

There are a series of interconnecting trails that allow one to extend the length of their hike. There are some pretty views. There are upper and lower trails, with a stream running in the middle of the bottom loop, creating a small ravine-like setting. There is also a connected trail that loops around a small lake. There a few frustrating elements for hikers. For instance, you have to pay a couple of bucks for a park map, which strikes me as a rip off. Also, you buy the maps at the so-called welcome and visitor center -- which is actually little more than a cafe and is closed for most of the weekend, which is when the park is most used. There are a lot of other facilities at the park so that you can get in more than one activity. The park is pretty familly-oriented, with features like playgrounds and a seasonal ice skating rink.

hiking
1 month ago

recorded Frick Park 6.8 in snow

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