Point State Park, located at the confluence of three rivers, is at the tip of Pittsburgh’s “Golden Triangle.”. The park commemorates and preserves the strategic and historic heritage of the area during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). Point State Park is a National Historic Landmark.
Point State Park (locally known as The Point) is a Pennsylvania state park which is located on 36 acres (150,000 m 2) in Downtown Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers, forming the Ohio River.
Sep 2019 • Solo. Point State Park along with the many bridges is one of the highlights of downtown Pittsburgh. Point State Park is right in between two rivers The Monongahela River and The Allegheny River. Point State Park is a unique park with lots of fun activities on land and on water.
Point State Park was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975 and is listed on the National Historic Register of Historic Places as part of the Pittsburgh Renaissance District. The tip of Point State Park features an 800,000-gallon fountain that sprays water 150 feet into the air. The park hosts many of the city's signature events
On September 30, 2021, the California State Park and Recreation Commission voted unanimously to change the name of Patrick’s Point State Park to Sue-meg State Park. The name “Sue-meg” has been used by Yurok people to describe the area where the park is now located since time immemorial.
A 36-acre prescribed burn is set for Thursday at Salt Point State Park along the Sonoma Coast, officials said. Cal Fire and California State Parks will conduct the burn in the southeast portion of ...
Address. 601 Commonwealth Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, USA. Phone +1 412-565-2850. Web Visit website. Look at Point State Park on a map and you'll see where it gets its name: The park literally points out of downtown Pittsburgh and juts out into the spot where the Ohio, Allegheny, and Monongahela rivers converge.
Point State Park marks the confluence of separate parts of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail, making it a nexus point for the trail. It is a centralized location for the trail, and provides access to both the sections on the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers. See our interactive trail map:
One of the park's iconic features is the large Point Fountain that sprays water over 150 feet into the air. Additional park amenities include the Great Lawn, a pedestrian bridge spanning a reflecting pool, river access, and 54,000 native plants. You’ll also find within the park the Fort Pitt Museum.
W ith a government shutdown looming, many parks and public lands could close or partially close as soon as the weekend, including Point Reyes, Alcatraz and Yosemite, in what will be one of the ...