White Oak Park

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Quick Facts

  • Located in White Oak Borough, 15 miles southeast of Pittsburgh
  • 810 acres
  • 4 miles of single-track
  • Minimum elevation 830 feet
  • Maximum elevation 1,265 feet
  • A park with unusual botany
  • Managed by Allegheny County Parks

Profile

Located near McKeesport, White Oak Park is notable for being home to plants that exist nowhere else in the state, including Trillium, wildflowers and groundcover plants. The botany theme extends to the names of the picnic groves, which are named after trees (i.e. Mountain Ash, Juniper, Beech and Sumac). White Oak Park was intended to be double the current size but Westmoreland County decided not to participate in an expanded bi-county park.

The western edge of White Oak Park is rugged steep hillside, providing a challenging hike or bike.

Overview

White Oak is a great local park for residents of southeastern Pittsburgh and folks looking to explore new trails. Trails here are fast and flowy in both directions. This ride incorporates the majority of White Oak Park trails.

Need To Know

At this time, trail signage is limited. Located near Full Pint Brewery which supports WOP trail maintenance and local mountain biking.

Description

Great local park to get some mountain bike miles. It has ~8 miles of singletrack suitable for beginners/intermediate riders. All of the trails are bi-directional and are enjoyable in each direction. The trails are open year around and recover from heavy rains quickly. This ride incorporates the majority of White Oak Park trails.

Family Friendly – White Oak Park is family actives like pavilions, fields, playgrounds and dog parks. The trails are not technical and great for beginners.

Restrictions

White Oak Park is open year.

Dogs must be on a leash.