Three Rivers Park

Three Rivers Park

Building Pittsburgh's riverfront park system

At Riverlife (formerly Riverlife Task Force), our mission is simple: Reclaim, restore and promote Pittsburgh’s riverfronts. Make them the environmental, recreational, cultural and economic hub for the people of this region and our visitors.

Our vision is Three Rivers Park. Pittsburgh’s grand, 13-mile continuous loop of riverfront parks and trails is almost 70% complete!

This huge urban waterfront park along the Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio rivers in downtown Pittsburgh will provide a continuous link to exciting new park spaces, amenities and commercial destinations. See how it’s taking shape.

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A Guide to Riverfront Development

A Guide to Riverfront Development

Connecting communities to the water

Ever since 1999, Riverlife has been thinking about strategies to reconnect people to the rivers.  We’ve learned valuable lessons and have created guidelines based on best practices for designing and developing riverfronts of all sizes. Here we have collected these resources for easy access and application across Southwestern Pennsylvania to launch conversations about the opportunities for improvements in the many river communities throughout the region. 

News & Events


Requests for Information: Bridge Lighting

City of Pittsburgh Bicentennial Celebration


Request for Qualifications: Pittsburgh Bridge Lighting

Special bridge lighting installation to commemorate City of Pittsburgh’s 200th anniversary


Save the date for Party at the Pier 2016

Save the date for Party at the Pier 2016

Riverlife's fundraiser gala is Friday, August 26, 2016


The time is right for an update to riverfront zoning

Public meetings January 11 and 13 will go over proposed "IPOD" legislation


Riverlife job openings

Employment opportunities at Riverlife. Join our team!

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