The jewel of Pittsburgh's North Side.
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Riverview Park - Popular Pittsburgh
While not an amusement park by definition, Riverview Park also had attractions that have long been forgotten. After Mary Schenley’s donation of Schenley Park across town, residents of what was then the city of Allegheny collected money to purchase 200 acres of Samuel Watson’s farm in 1884. The city of Allegheny became part of Pittsburgh in 1907, only a few years after the land purchase.
Riverview Park & Allegheny Observatory - Play Pittsburgh
Located in Pittsburgh’s North Side, Riverview park is home to walking trails, pavilions, a pool, ball field, dog park, playground, visitors center and more. They also host summertime concerts and movies in the park. Created in 1894 and covering 251 acres, the park is Allegheny County’s first and oldest park. Random fun fact: it actually use to be home to a small zoo!