Where To Enjoy Winter Sports Near Pittsburgh
A little snow doesn't stop us from getting outside and enjoying all the fun that winter has to offer! We've put togther a Big List of the many places you can go to skate, ski, snowboard, and snowshoe in Pittsburgh. Of course, if we've missed you're favorite place please send us an email so we can add it to the list.
Places To Go Ice Skating Near Pittsburgh
Our cold winters are a gift for all who love being able to ice skate outside. But sometimes there's too much snow or it's really just tooooo cold and skating inside is what the kids want. We've got plenty of options in Pittsburgh to make everybody happy. No skates, no problem! Many places provide rentals for even the smallest skaters. Just visit their website or call ahead for specific information. If your plans are for an outside skate session just make sure you check their Facebook page or call the weather hotline (if they offer one) so that you know if there's been a weather-related closure.
Where To Snowboard and Downhill Ski Near Pittsburgh
Can you ski and snowboard with your family near Pittsburgh? You sure can! Although we don't have the higher mountains of the east, there are plenty of opportunities ... and of course, when people think of PA, they think winter! We in the nation's Snow Belt are justifiably proud of all of the wonderful opportunities for active family fun available in winter. Below, you'll find links to all of the great places to ski and snowbard within driving distance of Pittsburgh.
Places To Go Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing Near Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh is second to none for winter fun! When many people think snow sports, they think ofsnowboarding and downhill skiing. But for those of us who are gravity-challenged or prefer an outdoor snow experience that also allows for great family-togetherness and chatting, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing are terrific ideas. Some parks and nature centers offer beginner day trips and have equipment you can rent, which is ideal. Once you've gotten the hang of it, you can have fun in local parks whenever conditioners are good, making this a thrifty activity. We're fortunate to have some great places nearby so check out the list below, and get going!