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Top 5 Hiking Trails

Emerald View Park

Encircling the neighborhoods of Mt. Washington, Duquesne Heights and Allentown, this trail offers scenic views of the city. pittsburghparks.org/emerald-view-park

Frick Park

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Spanning more than 500 acres, this park has several hiking trails. pittsburghparks.org/frick-park

Rachel Carson Trail

Named for environmentalist Rachel Carson, this Western Pennsylvania trail spans more than 170 miles. rachelcarsontrails.org

Riverview Park

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The hiking trails at this 259-acre park include the wooded Forest Trail. pittsburghparks.org/riverview-park

Three Rivers Heritage Trail

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Running along both sides of the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio Rivers, this trail is 37 miles long. friendsoftheriverfront.org/trails/three-rivers-heritage-trail


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