This Hidden Beach Near Pittsburgh Will Take You A Million Miles Away From It All

Embrace the dog days of summer with an escape to this hidden beach near Pittsburgh where you can lie your beach towel on the soft sand and nap in between dips in the cool lake water. Raccoon Creek State Park’s beach, a little over 30 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, may not be your typical coastline beach but it’s a tiny slice of paradise nonetheless.

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A quick half an hour from Pittsburgh, Raccoon Creek State Park’s sandy beach and cool water will take you a million miles from reality. Click here to choose another beach near Pittsburgh to visit this summer.