10 Under-Appreciated State Parks Near Pittsburgh You’re Sure To Love

As spring slowly gains momentum toward summer, many of us have probably already started planning how we’re going to spend our spring and summer weekends and free time. Outdoor lovers, nature enthusiasts, and hikers have plenty to keep them busy just with the many state parks spread throughout Western Pennsylvania. Here are 10 underappreciated state parks near Pittsburgh you’ll definitely want to check out this spring.

Note: Pennsylvania state parks are generally open all year around from sunrise to sunset.

How many of these underappreciated state parks near Pittsburgh have you visited? We’re also lucky to be within easy driving distance of some of Pennsylvania’s most popular state parks, including Moraine State Park.