110 North Main and Byers Ave
New Stanton, PA 15672
Phone: (724) 925-6755
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Enjoy a fun day out with your family and loved ones as you visit Twin Lakes Park. This park features water bodies where you can fish. You also get the rental boats for your fishing activities. Apart from the fishing activities, Twin Lakes Park features paved walk ways for you to enjoy a long walk trail. This is ideal spot for picnic along with your friends as it features play grounds and picnic areas.
Located a half-hour drive from Pittsburg, this family-oriented amusement park is one of the oldest in the country. Originally a picnic ground, it currently houses loads of action-filled activities for kids and the young at heart. In the SoakZone you will find interactive sprays, a children's pool, water curtains, water slides and many such exciting ways to drench yourself. For some family fun, there's the interactive trolley ride. There's also the Jumpin' Jungle, the Hootin' Holler', the Raccoon Lagoon and more to treat you to a wild and exciting time. For ticket information and other details, check the website.
Located within Boyce Park and open during the winter months, this ski area promises fun for the entire family. Situated at a height of approximately 1180 feet (359.66 meters), this place has slopes for both beginners and intermediate skiers. It also has five lifts, including two chair lifts. It offers children's programs, ski training, equipment rental and night skiing as well. There is an observation room from where you can enjoy a breathtaking view too. So do not stay indoors this winter; put on your jacket and gloves and rush here to have some fun!
Named for William D. Boyce, the founder of the American Boy Scouts, who lived nearby, the municipal park features a wave pool and offers a variety of tennis courts, picnic areas and shelters, each of which has a Boy Scout theme. In the winter, people flock to the park for the ski trails: there are slopes for beginners and intermediate levels, cross-country skiing, night skiing, mogul runs and snow boarding. The Four Seasons Ski Lodge rents equipment, sells passes and is a great place to relax after hitting the trails all day.
Whether you favor an adrenaline rush or prefer to chill in a calmer setting, Sandcastle Waterpark is a great destination. Located just 15 minutes from downtown, this adventure and entertainment zone features more than 14 waterslides, a go-karting zone, a hot tub, a wave pool and more. It also hosts events like music nights, movie nights, and parties. A visit here is the ideal way to break the monotony of the week. For more information, check the website.
Putt with pleasure on rolling greens at this chic country club. The 18-hole course offers quite a few tricky hazards that will leave amateurs scratching their heads in between shots. More adept players too will find that the undulating range tests their skills, while being short enough to avoid frustration. Expect lakes, bunkers, ascending, descending and side-facing hills, in addition to vast expanses of flat terrain on the golf course. The club also boasts an in-house pool, where you can avail of swimming lessons, lounge chairs and food service courtesy of a friendly staff. Fully family-oriented, the club has a hassle-free kitchen and dining area, open over the weekends and through the day. Though a membership is advisable, those visiting the city can drop in for a look around too.
Neighboring the Sandcastle Waterpark, is Pittsburgh's famous picnic destination, the Riverplex. With the meandering Monongahela River alongside, this waterpark is one of the city's favorite holiday and weekend getaways. The park provides all the equipment and services for that great family picnic. You can grab your basketball, volleyball or badminton gear and enjoy a game play. There is also a children's playing area for your little ones and a soccer field for football fans. Many small events and competitions are held here for your entertainment like races, lucky draws and so on. In addition to this, there is also a patio area where people relax with their beer and munchies. All in all, this place is perfect for that quintessential family picnic.
Industrialist Henry Clay Frick bequeathed 476 acres to the city of Pittsburgh to establish Frick Park. It is so large that it extends into five city neighborhoods. The park has six clay tennis courts, a basketball court, two playgrounds, three ball fields and a court for lawn bowling, while on weekends dog owners love to congregate for canine fun. The Frick Nature Reserve sits on 150 acres in the park. The reserve has several meadows, woodlands and various plant life and also includes Frick Environmental Center.
The Climbing Wall, Inc. provides a unique workout in a 7,000-square-foot rock gym. This is the place for those who love to climb, but don't have the time to travel to the mountains. Adventurers can rent the wall, harness, belay device and shoes for USD16. Safety courses cost USD20. The wall is marked with various courses based on degree of difficulty.
In 1882, industrialist Henry Clay Frick and his wife, Adelaide, moved into their new home in Point Breeze. Dubbed Clayton, the home was of the Italianate style that became popular following the Civil War. Following the death of Frick's daughter in 1984, the home became part of the family's foundation and was opened to the public. It is a wonderful example of life in the Victorian age. Reservations are required for tours. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors and $6 for students.
The Longue Vue Club and Golf Course is a historic site that features a beautiful Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals styles of architecture of the club and a huge place of grass beds that features the golf court. A great place for the elite, this place is a perfect entertainment spot for the high class to take a break from the chaotic lives.
The Three Rivers Heritage Trail System is a beautiful trail running along the rivers of Pittsburgh. The 25 mile (40 kilometer) trail serves as a great recreational option within the city limits. The trail offers picturesque views of the city on either sides, thus making it a great spot for outdoor junkies. The beautiful trail is promoted, protected and preserved by an organization called Friends of the Riverfront. A lot of activities and events take place on this trail, for all the nature enthusiasts in the city.