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      At over 3,000 acres, North Park is Allegheny County Parks' largest park. The park includes a wide range of recreational amenities, including a 75 acre fishing lake, saking rink, pool, nature center, off-leash dog park, 18 hole golf course and the Latodami Environmental Education Center. North Park was established in 1927. Its development via the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was an important source of local employment during the Great Depression. Visitors today would be surprised to know that buffalo were kept on the site during the early 1930s. Today, North Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including the Southern Flying Squirrel, Coyote, Mink and Gray Fox.

      North Park has an abundance of trails, although they are not always easy to link up. There are over 40 miles of single-track, multi-use trails. Popular trails include:

      -Pool Loop and Devils Elbow (white blazed trails, park by Pool)
      -Kotobuki (purple with black dot blazed trails, park by Pool
      -Golf Course Front and Back Nine and V8 (green blazed trails, park at JC Stone Field)
      -North Ridge Rainbow and Pfundstein Trail (red with blue dot blazed trails, park by Boathouse)
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
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      Trails can be found along most tree lines. They will be clearly marked.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails
      55
      Total Distance
      34 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      15 miles
      Total Descent
      6,795 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,306 ft
      Total Vertical
      410 ft
      Reports
      35
      Photos
      32
      Ridden Counter
      676

      Photos of North Park Mountain Bike

      trail: Dr J Freeride
      63 |
      Apr 18, 2017 @ 6:57pm
      Apr 18, 2017
      Dr J Freeride, Pittsburgh
      trail: Dr J Freeride
      283 |
      May 12, 2016 @ 5:49am
      May 12, 2016
      Dr J Freeride, Pittsburgh
      trail: Dr J Freeride
      197 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 5:49am
      Sep 15, 2015
      Dr J Freeride, Pittsburgh
      trail: Dr J Freeride
      192 |
      Sep 15, 2015 @ 5:49am
      Sep 15, 2015
      Dr J Freeride, Pittsburgh
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      Videos of North Park Mountain Bike

      SB55 meets Dr J
      0:57 | 81 | Apr 24, 2017
      MTB At North Park Pittsburgh.
      3 | Dec 8, 2017
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