Deer Lakes Park & Wagman Observatory

1090 Bailey Run Road
Tarentum, PA 15084 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 724-295-3570


Deer Lakes Park is a 1,180 acre public park owned and operated by Allegheny County and features three fishing lakes, a children's play area, 12 groves, 8 shelters and walking, hiking and jogging trails.

It is also home to Wagman Observatory. Originally built in 1987 and expanded in 1995, it is the first and only amateur astronomical observatory in western Pennsylvania dedicated to public education and enjoyment of the science of astronomy and has two large permanent telescopes: the Brashear 11-Inch Refractor and the Manka Memorial Telescope,

Hours of operation

Varies per event.


Free, on-site parking is available.

In partnership with Pittsburgh A&E Group