28 locals recommend
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206
Tips from locals
Highland Park is a quiet residential area dominated by the vast, leafy park of the same name, with trails, a lake, picnic areas and the Victorian-style Entry Garden. The park is also home to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, featuring themed global habitats, polar bears and underwater viewing…
Highland Parkers love their Sunday stroll through the park. It's a highlight of this neighborhood! It's a favorite of dog lovers and nature enthusiasts - plenty of both here!
By 1879, a reservoir that provided drinking water for the city was opened in an area surrounded by public land and greenery. People were naturally drawn to the site for its open space and scenic beauty, and the increasing popularity of the reservoir for picnics and passive recreation caught the…