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We came back to take in the scenic view of the city and was suprised at the changes that have been made. the viewing area seems to be smaller and any type of crowd can interfer with photography attempts. The parking area is smaller then...More
My nephew came to visit from North Carolina. He had not had a tour of the city in all his previous visits. After taking him to a couple attractions and restaurants, I decided to drive up to the West End overlook to give me the...More
Located above the West End Bridge, this affords a great view of all three rivers, the Golden Triangle, and the Northside and the Heinz Field and PNC Park. In the distance you can clearly see the Cathedral of Learning.
Every time I am in Pittsburgh I stop at West End Overlook. It offers what is considered the classic view of Pittsburgh. It can be a bit difficult to find but if you look carefully there are a few signs. There are trees that provide...More
Simply the best place for a vista of the city. If you have a chance, go during each of the 4 seasons. Here, one appreciates where the Allegheny and the Monongahela rivers meet to form the Ohio. There is a small park to sit, enjoy...More
Our GPS had a hard time finding this place and took us up some windy narrow roads. The views are excellent so bring a good camera. You can get a great view of Heinz Field and the rivers merging. I just wish we would of...More
My daughter goes to college with friends from Pittsburgh and they told her that we had to go to the West End Overlook when we were in town. The view was amazing! The sun was setting and the view of the city took our breath...More
Bring your camera with a big lens if you have one. This spot offers some great views of the rivers merging, the downtown area from above and the stadiums across the river. It's a nice area to walk and there are trails right below you...More