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

(Almost) Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities

Join us on April 20th to celebrate Earth Day early!

Color Park

Friends founded & maintains Pittsburgh's only graffiti park

Wear Your Support for Friends

Sport official Friends of the Riverfront merchandise

Trail Alerts

Trail Closure due to Flooding

Trail Closure due to Flooding

Three Rivers Heritage Trail
April 6, 2024
Due to the heavy rainfall we received, trail sections are flooded and temporarily closed until flooding subsides.
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 Thursday - Millvale

April 18th @ 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the Millvale portion of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a Trail Care Tuesday opportunity! Volunteers will assist in undesired vegetation mitigation to prepare the area for our Earth Day event on 4/20.

(Almost) Earth Day Volunteer Opportunities

April 20th @ 9:00am - 3:00pm
We are teaming up with Allegheny Cleanways to offer multiple volunteer opportunities on the Saturday before Earth Day!  

Trail Care Friday - Arbor Day Tree Planting

April 26th @ 9:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the River Avenue segment of the Three Rivers Heritage Trail for a special Trail Care Friday opportunity in celebration of Arbor Day 2024. Volunteers will plant 40 trees along the riverfront as part of a continued restoration initiative. Project includes planting site prep, tree pit excavation, planting and protecting, watering, and vegetation […]

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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