Three Rivers Heritage Trail Pittsburgh

The Three Rivers Heritage Trail runs 21 miles along the rivers of downtown Pittsburgh, PA.  The Trail consists of five separate trails along both sides of the Allegheny, Monongahela  and Ohio Rivers.  There are  nine sections:
North Shore Trail, 8 mile salong the northern shore of the Allegheny River  from Brunot Island to Millvale.
Southside Trail, 6.6 miles out and back along the south side of the Monongahela River from the Southside Riverfront Park.
Eliza Furnace Trail –  4 miles paved from Swineburn Street north along Monongahela River.
Pittsburgh Riverwalk – At Station Square, the Southside Trail section connects with the short, 1.5 mile Pittsburgh Riverwalk.
Steel Valley Trail connect with the Youghiogheny River Trail at McKeesport, the Montour Trail at Clairton,  the Three Rivers Heritage Trail at Sandcastle, and  the Eliza Furnace Trail at  Glenwood 
Hot Metal Bridge connects the Eliza Furnace Trail to the Southside and Steel Valley Trails.

Five miles of the Three River’s Heritage Trail are part of  the Great Allegheny Passage, which connects to the C&O Trail and continues the entire distance to Washington DC. 

Detailed Three Rivers Water Trail Map (pdf)


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