Raccoon Creek State Park

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Best Parks To Walk Your Dog In Pittsburgh

Run, don’t walk, to these dog-friendly parks that are great for walking, jogging and playing ball with your best furry bud.

04/25/2014

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Best Public Beaches & Reservoirs To Spend A Summer Day In Pittsburgh

Luckily, there are a number of freshwater alternatives close to home. Blow up your beach ball, bring the sunscreen and pack the beach blankets, here are the best public beaches and reservoirs to spend a summer day in Pittsburgh.

06/08/2013

Seven Springs Chalet. Photo courtesy of Nikki Tiani-Moroney

Out In Style: Most Comfortable Wilderness Retreats In Pittsburgh

If the wilderness fascinates you but you aren’t too keen on properly roughing it, check out these five places to experience nature without, ahem, substituting leaves for TP. Read on to learn about the best nature reserves, state parks and retreats with lovely accommodations for both the ruffian and pampered soul within us all.

04/20/2013

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Local Pastor Charged After Incident At Raccoon Creek State Park

A local pastor is in jail after an incident at Raccoon Creek State Park in Beaver County. Police were called to the park at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday. A woman called 911, said that she was with her mother and told dispatchers she had just been assaulted by a man who had a gun.

08/09/2012

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Pa. Trout Season Opening Day This Weekend

This weekend marks the official start of trout season in Pennsylvania.

04/13/2012

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Best Camping Around Pittsburgh

If you’re still looking for something to do during Labor Day weekend, why not try camping? Whether you’re an experienced backpacker or just a novice, the Pittsburgh area has some great places to

08/27/2011

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Best Cross Country Ski Trails Around Pittsburgh

Cross-Country Skiing, “XC” for short, is a sport gaining in popularity and there are plenty of places in western Pennsylvania to try it out.

CBS Pittsburgh–01/11/2010

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