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


PA Senators: “All You Need Is Water”

Bipartisan praise for newly enacted Waterfront Development Tax Credit


Allegheny Landing’s next chapter

Allegheny Landing’s next chapter

Groundbreaking celebration marks start of construction on trail renovation, rain gardens


Riverlife’s Party at the Pier 2016: Rhapsody in Blue, presented by PNC

Riverlife’s Party at the Pier 2016: Rhapsody in Blue, presented by PNC

All you need to know about Riverlife's summer soiree on August 26


CAPA artists show ‘Expressions’ under the Fort Duquesne Bridge

CAPA artists show ‘Expressions’ under the Fort Duquesne Bridge

Temporary gallery is part of Riverlife's #tbd project


Army Corps study recommends North Shore ecosystem restoration

Public meeting on June 9 at Carnegie Science Center

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