Wingfield Pines Conservation Area

1550 Mayview Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15241 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-741-2750

Description

Located in the southwestern corner of Allegheny County, Wingfield Pines is an 80-acre conservation area owned by Allegheny Land Trust.

Incorporated in 1993, the Allegheny Land Trust is an independent organization that protects land of natural value in and adjacent to Allegheny County. The Trust elps local people save local land that contributes to the scenic, recreational, educational and environmental wealth of our communities.

The land has seen more than of its share of human use and abuse. Strip-mined in the 1940ís and later turned into the Wingfield Pines Golf & Swim Club, Wingfield Pines is among several restoration and enhancement projects.

Wingfield Pines is situated within the floodplain of Chartiers Creek, which meanders along the western edge of the property. The conservation area features trails, wetland and a passive treatment system for abandoned mine discharge.

Hours of operation

Daily, dawn to dusk.

Parking

There is a small lot by gate and main parking through gate at the bottom of the hill.

In partnership with Pittsburgh A&E Group