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Bear Run Nature Reserve

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Great Place to Experience Nature Not Far From Pittsburgh

My husband and I visited Bear Run Nature Reserve while visiting Pittsburgh. It was about a 90... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2018
WaitForIttttt
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Hazlet, New Jersey
Nice trails

I went here just by accident, passing by on my way to Falling Waters. Turned around and checked it... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
doug6458
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Ocean Township, New Jersey
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

My husband and I visited Bear Run Nature Reserve while visiting Pittsburgh. It was about a 90 minute drive from the city, and offered plenty of trails to experience and views of the early fall foliage. We visited Fallingwater, which was beautiful, and hiked the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

I went here just by accident, passing by on my way to Falling Waters. Turned around and checked it out, truly a hidden jem. Trails are quiet and peaceful, well maintained and posted very well. Great place for a quick hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The trails here are beautiful, you can tell the preservation group really does a beautiful job maintaining the trails.. I wish I lived here so I could enjoy these quiet trails more often..

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2017

Bear Run has a network of about 21 miles of trails color-coded for difficulty. Each color loop has a suggested completion time (on the trail map). You can mix or match to get a nifty workout. The easier trails are suitable for kids, even toddlers....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank jackel55
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I'm almost reluctant to review this because if more people discover how fabulous it is it won't be as exclusive as I've experienced it. Trails meander through different forest types alongside and crossing over pristine mountain streams. In May one enjoys blooming Mt. Laurel, in...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

We took an easy loop and it was a though we were in the middle of nowhere all by ourselves. Beautiful

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Travelwestport
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We have been hiking many of the trails in the area since we located here two years ago, and have found this one to be exceptionally beautiful! Trails are well marked and maintained. There was very little foot traffic the day we were there, which...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank ExploringPA
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This is a really great reserve. The trails are well marked and there are several to choose from of varying lengths. The grounds are obviously well maintained. In over an hour's time, we saw only one other couple.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 9 May 2016

Beautiful just can't describe the trails. A little drizzle never bothered us and we all enjoyed the day.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Mason W
Reviewed 18 December 2015

If visiting Fallingwater, pick up the Self-Guided Walk brochure for that part of the Bear Run Nature Reserve adjacent to the Frank Lloyd Wright house. The Kaufmann family for whom the house was built, entrusted the house, content and grounds to the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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bonnyecrans
11 February 2018|
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Response from martinjQ1071TN |
Yes. Dogs are permitted. But just as with any forest they should be on a leash since there are other hikers and there are the typical woods hazards of bears and snakes.
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Jeannette J
1 October 2016|
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Response from Mason W | Reviewed this property |
Fallingwater is part of the Bear Run Nature Reserve. Across the highway from the entrance to Fallingwater and about a quarter of a mile North on 381, you'll find the offices of the Bear Run Nature Reserve.
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