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


Abandoned Boat Policy

New policy regarding boat racks along the Three Rivers Water Trail

Read our 2024 Trail Economic Impact Study

See what kind of impact the Three Rivers Heritage Trail truly has!

Color Park

Friends founded & maintains Pittsburgh's only graffiti park

Wear Your Support for Friends

Sport official Friends of the Riverfront merchandise

Trail Alerts

Water Hazard

Water Hazard

Three Rivers Heritage Trail
July 4, 2024
The Monongahela River will be closed about 1.5 miles upstream and downstream from the Elizabeth dam. The river closure is set to begin and end July 8th.
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.
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.


Trail Care Tuesday - Marshall-Shadeland

July 16th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Friends of the Riverfront and Tree Pittsburgh on the Marshall-Shadeland segment of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a Trail Care Tuesday opportunity! Volunteers will assist in tree care, clearing undesired vegetation, litter cleanup, and other trail maintenance needs.

3ROC Partner Kickoff: Happy Hour

July 17th @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm
We are so excited to kick off our Community Impact Partnership with 3 Rivers Outdoor Co. & 11th Hour Brewing! For our first event of the series, join us for Happy Hour on the patio and in the 3ROC shop as we celebrate this partnership and get excited for more events to come in the next […]

Lock Through Class with 3ROC

July 20th @ 11:00am - 2:00pm
Want to expand your river navigation skills by learning to lock through one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Lock & Dams in the Pittsburgh pool? Join Friends of the Riverfront and 3 Rivers Outdoor Co. on the Three Rivers Water Trail for the first 2024 lock through paddle experience from the 3ROC Outpost in Aspinwall […]

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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