Point State Park

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Point State Park


Location:At the tip of Pittsburgh's "Golden Triangle," in the southwest corner of the state.
Facilities:Paved walk promenades, fountain, stepped wall, inline skate route, bike paths, museum, historic buildings.
Activities:Inline skating, bicycling, historical interpretation.
Special Features:Located at the tip of Pittsburgh's Golden Triangle, park commemorates and preserves the strategic heritage of the area during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The park is currently undergoing renovations and is expected to be completed by the end of 2007.
Address:101 Commonwealth Pl
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone:412-471-0235
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/point.aspx
Size: 36 acres.

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