Outdoor Classroom at the Cascades

Parks cascades


This joint project of the Parks Foundation and Allegheny County offers visitors an immersive nature experience with Park Rangers to learn what lives and grows in their parks. This seating area is part of an education and programming hub, which also includes a five-acre meadow and the Cascades water feature. The Outdoor Classroom is the starting point for a half-mile environmental educational trail loop in development by the Parks Department.


Allegheny County


The Allegheny County Parks Foundation raised the funds for this project. Funding was provided by:

  • The Grable Foundation
  • Allegheny County