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Harrison Hills Park

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Park Office (724) 295-3570 or

Deer Lakes Park Office

                      (724) 265-3520    

Permitting inquiries should be directed to
the Downtown Administrative Office at (412) 350-2455
Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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Playground

   Facilities & Features 

 
  • 500 acres with streams, waterfalls, 2 ponds
  • Wildlife Observation Blind
  • Birding Area over 180 species
  • Tree diversification over 60 species
  • Guided walks and nature camps
 
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Harrison Hills Park in Harrison Township occupies the extreme northeast portion of Allegheny County, bordering the Allegheny River and offering a magnificent overlook in which the viewer can see three other counties -Westmoreland, Butler and Armstrong. The theme of the picnic groves and shelters is seeing birds, trees and plants: Wake Robin, Laurel, Buckeye and Overlook.

Courtesy of R. Jay Gangewere, WWW Link Carnegie Magazine 



 

DATE 

2014 EVENTS 

TIME 

YEAR ROUND

 
Year Round

Check for group events offered by the Boyce Nature Center

 
Varies

Check event sponsor websites for fees, reservations, 
updates and more info about events:
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills 
WWW Venture Outdoors 

Varies

OCTOBER

 
10/2 - 10/23  Colors, Shapes & Textures
(All ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat.
10/3 - 11/14  Autumn Natural History Tours/Walks 
(All ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat. 
10/4 4th Annual Tails on the Trails Dog Walk
Environmental Learning Center
To register, visit WWW www.animalprotectors.net
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills  
10 am
10/4 - 11/14 

Horticultural Series - "Collections"
(Outdoor Classroom - all ages)

1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat.
10/9 - 11/8  Signing & Stories 
(Outdoor Classroom - all ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat. 
10/9 - 11/13  Signs, Tracks & Homes
(All ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat.
10/10 - 10/24  Wildflower/Wildlife Habitats
(All ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat.
10/11 5K / 10K Trail Run
"Hill of a Trail Run" Inaugural Race
Pre-register at WWW Active.com through 10/03 - $15 (adult); $10 (youth, under 15)
Race-day registration - $25 (adult); $15 (youth, under 15)
Environmental Learning Center
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills
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Registration:
8 - 9:45 am
Race Start:
10 am
10/16 - 11/13  Woody Plants
(All ages)
1 hr. sessions
for 12 or more,
Tues. - Sat.
10/18 Monthly Meeting 
Environmental Learning Center 
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills 
10 am
10/25 Make-A-Difference Day
Meet at Environmental Learning Center 
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills 
10 am - 4 pm

NOVEMBER

 
11/9 Native American Art & Traditions, with Andy Ruffner
Environmental Learning Center 
WWW Friends of Harrison Hills 
1 - 3 pm

DECEMBER

 
TBA Holiday Decorating Naturally
Environmental Learning Center 
Friends of Harrison Hills 
1 - 3 pm