We're Friends of the Riverfront, the organization that builds and maintains the 33+ miles - and counting - of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and Water Trail.

  • Full Trail
  • North Side
  • Downtown
  • South Side & Eliza Furnace

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Abandoned Boat Policy

New policy regarding boat racks along the Three Rivers Water Trail

Learn About Color Park
Friends founded and maintains Pittsburgh's only graffiti park

Wear Your Support for Friends

Sport official Friends of the Riverfront merchandise

Trail Alerts

Caution

Caution

South Side & Eliza Furnace
February 12, 2024
The City of Pittsburgh will be installing a fence along the trail in the South Side between 15th & 10th St. from 2/13- 2/21. The trail will be open during this time, but there will be construction vehicles and potential brief closures. Please use caution.
Trail Detour

Trail Detour

Three Rivers Heritage Trail
March 24, 2023
The piers around the 9th, 7th, and 6th Street Bridges on the North Shore will be temporarily closed due to cleaning. Construction on the 7th St. Bridge will begin September 25th and last for a few weeks, and the Trail will be detoured around the closure.
Trail Detour

Trail Detour

South Side & Eliza Furnace
September 16, 2022
The trail along 2nd Street in South Side is closed due to work to restore a historic building. Please follow detour signs in the area.

Events

Trail Care Tuesday - South Side

March 5th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the South Side portion of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a Trail Care Tuesday opportunity! Volunteers will assist in litter cleanup along the trail, undesired vegetation mitigation and address graffiti outside of the Color Park.

Trail Care Tuesday - River Ave

March 12th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the River Ave portion of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a Trail Care Tuesday opportunity! Volunteers will assist in undesired vegetation mitigation as well as litter cleanup along the trail.

Turtle Creek Connector Trail Public Meeting

March 12th @ 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Join us to learn more about the design for the Turtle Creek Connector which will begin at Carrie Furnace and connect to the Westmoreland Heritage Trail (WHT) in Trafford Borough. This segment will also connect to the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) via a future rehabilitation of the Carrie Furnace Hot Metal Bridge (design in progress) […]

Support the Trails

We offer trail clean up events for volunteers and regular stewardship opportunities. Your financial support helps build and maintain the Three Rivers Heritage Trail and Water Trail.

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