Top Winter Activities in Northern Pittsburgh

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Ice skating, skiing, tubing… say hello to the chilly thrills of winter! Just beyond your Weaver home, there are so many outdoor activities waiting for you and your family to enjoy. Whether you want to indulge your adventurous side or simply enjoy the beauty of the season, there’s something close to your home to make this winter memorable. Take a look at a few of our favorite outdoor winter activities in northern Pittsburgh.

Fun Winter Activities in the Pittsburgh Area


Ice Skating: Zip up your jacket, lace up your skates, and revel in the good old fashioned fun of ice skating! If you're looking for a daytime excursion with your kids or grandkids, or a date night under the twinkling sky, North Park and South Park in Allegheny County, The Rink at PPG Place, and Schenley Park offer sparkling outdoor rinks (just as you remember them from your childhood) for you to fulfill all of your winter wonderland dreams.


Snow Tubing: There’s nothing like enjoying the magic of winter from a snow tube! Open through March, the Boyce Park ski slopes and snow tubing area offers endless fun for you and your family. Feel the wind in your hair as you “soak up the snow” — after your daytime adventure, head back to your Weaver home and cozy up with blankets and hot drinks in your living room.


Winter Hiking: This winter, take some time to slow down, disconnect from technology, and reconnect with nature. Filled with rolling hills and lush forests, Moraine State Park in Butler County is the perfect getaway to enjoy a scenic, wintry hike. With plenty of trails for all hiking levels, you’re bound to discover magic around every corner — bundle up and enjoy the quiet wonders of this beautiful park in the winter.


Skiing and Snowboarding: Whether you’re a seasoned winter athlete or you’re looking to try something new, there are a variety of remarkable opportunities around your home in Pittsburgh to enjoy the season’s most exciting sports. From Seven Springs Mountain Resort to Laurel Highlands, go ahead and experience the freeing feeling of gliding down the mountain, along with all of the relaxing fun of a classic wintertime resort.


View the Skyline: Any resident of the Steel City knows just how special our skyline is, especially as it sparkles in the wintertime. And of course, there are many spots to get a spectacular view of where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet. Whether from the raised point of West End Overlook or the Duquesne Incline on Mount Washington, you’ll love taking in the magnificent sight of our beloved city.


From all of us at Weaver Homes, we hope you enjoy the fun of winter in Pittsburgh!