Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Pittsburgh area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania map area

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Great Allegheny Passage

Highland Park Trails

Mingo Paved Trail

Montour Trail

Panhandle Trail

Three Rivers Heritage Trail


Regional Trails

Pittsburgh is located in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The city is situated on the confluence of the Monongahela, Allegheny and Ohio Rivers. 

Within the city of Pittsburgh there are several lengthy recreational trails that follow along side one or the other river. There are also several regional recreational trails that wander through the local countryside and stretch as far as West Virginia and Maryland.

Three Rivers Heritage Trail

The Three River Heritage Trail is a system of paved pathways that follow the banks of the rivers in Central Pittsburgh. The trails are open for non-motirized uses such as bike riding and walking. The route goes past many of Pittsburgh's major attractions and parks along the riverfront and is a great place to do some sight-seeing. The trails provide a great way to get about the Downtown Pittsburgh area and includes several bridges for getting across the water and viewing the downtown skyline. 

Some of the major attractions along the Three Rivers Heritage Trail include: Carnegie Science Center, North Shore Riverfront Park, Heinz Field, Roberto Clemente  Memorial Park, PNC Park, Allegheny Landing, Herrs Island, Millvale Riverfront Park, Bernard Dog Run, Davin L. Lawrence Convention Center, Fort Duquesne, Fort Pitt Museum, Point State Park, Highmark Stadium, Hays Woods and Southside Riverfront Park.

The Three Rivers Heritage Trail system connects to the Great Allegheny Passage trail that heads to the south as far as Cumberland, Maryland. the two trails meet on the south side of the Glenwood Bridge over the Monongahela River, from the south end of Second Avenue. The Three Rivers Heritage Trail also connects to the Junction Hollow Trail that heads over to Schenley Park and Canegie Mellon University and University of Pittsburgh.

The Three Rivers Heritage Trail is one section of the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail that stretches from Lake Erie to Downtown Pittsburgh.

Great Allegheny Passage

The Great Allegheny Passage is a 150-mile long paved and unpaved pathway located in Southwestern Pennsylvania. The trail extends from Pittsburgh to Cumberland in Maryland and goes past numerous small communities along the way. Much of the route follows the Monongahelia River, the Youghiogheny River and the Casselman River as they meander through the Pennsylvania countryside.

The north end of the Great Allegheny Passage is located at the south end of the Glenwood Bridge that crosses the Monongahela River and the south end of Second Avenue. This is also where the trail meets the Three Rivers Heritage Trail.

Read more about the Great Allegheny Passage

Mingo Paved Trail

The Mingo Paved Trail is a 2.7-mile long paved pathway that wanders through Mingo Creek County Park. The park is located roughly 17 miles south of Downtown Pittsburgh. The trail meanders through natural areas alongside the main road through the park.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Pennsylvania

Below is a list of links to our maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Pennsylvania.

East Pennsylvania