Best trails in Pittsburgh

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Looking for a great trail near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? AllTrails has 47 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Raccoon Creek State Park or Hillman State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Frick Park or Montour Woods Conservation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 33 easy trails in Pittsburgh ranging from 0.6 to 16 miles and from 711 to 1,335 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pittsburgh
Top trails (47)
#1 - Frick Park Tour Loop Trail
Frick Park
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Frick Park Tour Loop Trail is a 4.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
#2 - Hollow Oak Loop
Montour Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 34 m
Hollow Oak Loop is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, naturShow more
#3 - Great Allegheny Passage (Allegheny Highlands Trail)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Length: 146.2 mi • Est. Multi-day
Primarily utilized as a long distance cycling route between Pittsburgh, PA and Cumberland, MD -the G.A.P. (as it is called) connects with the Historic 184.5 mile C&O canal towpath which terminates in Show more
#4 - Schenley Park Panther Hollow Trail
Schenley Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 53 m
Schenley Park Panther Hollow Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a nuShow more
#5 - Emerald View Trail
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Length: 2.3 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Emerald View Trail is a 2.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#6 - Meeks Run and Oil Well Trail Loop
Montour Woods Conservation Area
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 49 m
Meeks Run and Oil Well Trail Loop is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numberShow more
#7 - Schenley Park Double Loop
Schenley Park
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 2 h 24 m
Double loop hike of Schenley Park that shows you the majority of the park.Show more
#8 - Three Rivers Heritage Trail: Monongahela South Shore
Southside Riverfront Park
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Length: 16 mi • Est. 6 h 46 m
Three Rivers Heritage Trail: Monongahela South Shore is a 16 mile out and back trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#9 - Riverview Park Loop Trail
Riverview Park
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
Riverview Park Loop Trail is a 2.7 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers aShow more
#10 - North Shore Riverfront Trail
Troy Hill Playground
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Length: 10.1 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
North Shore Riverfront Trail is a 10.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbeShow more
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