What's new

blog: life and love celebrated in schenley plaza


You might see a flower bed in Schenley Plaza with a plaque in tribute among the daffodils. Read about a beautiful memorial and a special day in the park in this week's blog. Read it here.

Public hard hat tours


See how the new Frick Environmental Center building is taking shape on a public hard hat tour! Space is limited and registration is required. Register here.

summer camps spots available


There are a few spaces open in our 7th Grade Survival Camp this summer. Register your child here!

Shelter Permits Now Online


The City of Pittsburgh has launched a new Online Facility Reservations website, enabling residents to apply and pay for park shelters online. Visit the Online Facility Reservations website here.

blog: shining the stars at mellon park


All of our volunteers are all-stars. One group that recently worked in Mellon Park’s Walled Garden, however, was particularly star-studded. Read more here.

get your 2015 supporter card


A gift to the parks keeps Pittsburgh growing. Support your parks today to receive your 2015 Supporter Card and unlock benefits in Schenley Plaza. Learn more here.

Buzzword Pittsburgh gets the word out in Homewood


Focused on early childhood education, Buzzword Pittsburgh is getting the word out in Homewood. Read more about this exciting new initiative here.

What's in Bloom


Our regular “What’s in Bloom” feature typically highlights the exuberance of park gardens. The latest blog, however, features the gorgeous wildflowers now in bloom throughout the parks. Learn more here.

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy works to improve quality of life for the people of Pittsburgh by restoring the park system to excellence in partnership with government and the community. Projects and programs are conducted with respect for the environment, historic design, and the needs of our diverse region.

If you see a problem or are concerned about an issue in any of our city's parks, please contact the Mayor's 311 hotline.
Featured Project

Panther Hollow Watershed

This 300-acre, historic watershed includes parts of Squirrel Hill, Oakland and Schenley Park. Restoration of the watershed includes major green infrastructure elements to be installed in 2014. Read more.

Frick Environmental Center

The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy, in partnership with the City of Pittsburgh, has begun construction of the new Frick Environmental Center. Read more.

Mellon Square

Opened in 1955, Mellon Square was one of the first parks ever to be built atop a parking garage. After a $10 million renovation, this historic park has been reopened to the public. Read more.

Mellon Park

Mellon Park’s Walled Garden has been restored and replanted in memory of Ann Katharine Seamans. A public art component brings the night sky to earth with “stars” embedded in the lawn. Read more.

Cliffside Park

The Parks Conservancy is partnering with the City of Pittsburgh and Hill House Association to renovate Cliffside Park, featuring a scenic overlook and new playground in this community park. Read more.

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