Join L.L.Bean, Pittsburgh Trails Advocacy Group (PTAG) and Friends of North Park (FoNP) as we venture into the fall landscape of beautiful North Park. Two levels of hikes are available to choose from on this day. Both will start and finish at the Olympia Shelter located across from the Ice Rink on Pearce Mill Road.
Easy Hike: A hike approximately 3 miles exploring Latodami Nature Center areas. Wahdo:Gwas Wetlands, Braille Trail, Meadow Trail, Marshall Lake Trail…
Moderate Hike: This hike will be along the PTAG managed shared-use trails of the North Ridge. The journey begins on the blazed “Red/Blue Dot” trail and returns on the blazed “Red” trail. This hike will vary in distance depending on the group. It could range between 5 to 7 miles.
Dog-friendly: Domestic animals are permitted only when on a leash, except in designated Off-Leash Dog Areas.
Easy: Short distances at a slow pace; relatively flat terrain, well defined trails, may involve some hills; No prior activity experience is necessary; Perfect start for beginners; Not too physically challenging.
Moderate: Varying distances at a steady pace; varying terrain, generally established trails; Some prior experience in the activity is required; Only for those in good physical condition; Physically challenging.