[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5942" img_size="large" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In 2016 and again in 2022, the Allegheny County Parks Foundation invested in park user surveys, thanks to generous funding by the Richard King Mellon Foundation, to learn more about how people interact with...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Twilight Picnic for the Parks is more than an event, it is a powerful platform for positive change in our parks. Each year this beautiful meadow gathering brings together advocates, philanthropists, sponsors and change-makers to support the parks,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5693" img_size="large" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]July is the National Recreation and Park Association's Parks and Recreation Month and the theme for their celebration this year is “Where Community Grows”. When we think...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Happy Summer! Summer is a time for relaxation, adventure and making memories. Whether you are looking for sports, peace and quiet, or community, there are plenty of engaging ways to spend time in the parks this summer. That's...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pittsburgh, PA, May 19, 2023 - County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Parks Foundation Executive Director, Joey-Linn Ulrich unveiled the newly restored Nevin Shelter in South Park today at 10:00 am. Nevin Shelter was one of the original stone structures...

  Our organizational vision is to bring together ideas, leadership and resources to make the parks more sustainable and enjoyable for all. When we are thinking about the parks being enjoyable for all we imagine a diverse array of people coming together for enjoyment, peace, exercise...

  From all of us at the Allegheny County Parks Foundation, thank you to everyone who supported our work to improve, conserve and preserve the 9 Allegheny County Parks in 2022. We are so grateful to Allegheny County for being our partner in all this work,...

The board of directors of the Allegheny County Parks Foundation has announced Joey-Linn Ulrich as the new executive director of the Foundation after a year-long executive director search following the retirement announcement of Caren Glotfelty in June of 2021. The Parks Foundation raises public and private...

Welcome to the Allegheny County Parks Foundation’s Trail Discovery Guide. Here’s your quick, easy-to-follow snapshot of featured trails in the 9 Allegheny County Parks. Download the free Allegheny County Parks Trails app available at popular app stores for the comprehensive mapping of all the trails but use...