Welcome to South Park, PA
Located on the Allegheny Plateau just 12 miles directly south of Downtown Pittsburgh, South Park Township, PA is a quiet, rural community of rolling hills and lush green fields crossed with scenic streams and brooks. It’s home to beautiful countryside, private woods, expansive parks, and quiet, serene neighborhoods. For those seeking the peace and scenery of countryside beauty alongside the convenience and excitement of big-city living, South Park is the ideal place to call home.
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South Park at a Glance
The South Park Lifestyle
Perhaps the best-known feature of the township is Allegheny County’s South Park, which stretches over 2,000 acres and whose numerous amenities include an ice rink, a roller hockey rink, playgrounds, walking, biking, and horseback riding trails, a dog park, tennis and basketball courts, ball fields, a wave-action pool, picnic areas, a championship golf course, and even summer concerts. South Park is also home to the Montour Trail, a rail trail that will be 47 miles once completed and currently stretches throughout town in separate sections totaling 40 miles.
South Park provides many services and amenities to its residents, including a public library and emergency medical services (with Bethel Park and Upper St. Clair as part of the Tri-Community South EMS). The township also hosts numerous events throughout the year, such as an Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, an Environmental Day, Community Day, a Halloween Party, a Christmas Party, and a Tree Lighting Ceremony. The Recreation department provides additional services, such as children’s camps, sports, and educational activities.
Access & Amenities
In South Park, you can enjoy the comfort, peace, and privacy of life in the rural, rolling South Hills and easy access to plenty of shopping, dining, amenities, attractions, and employment nearby. Find large retailers and grocery stores just a few minutes away on Library Road in Bethel Park, or take a short drive to Century III Mall and Century Square or South Hills Village. And Downtown Pittsburgh is just 12 miles away via Brownsville Road or a quick trip on US-19 or Route 51.
Education in South Park
South Park public school students are served by South Park School District, a highly-rated district especially known for its outstanding athletics, especially in soccer. The district consists of South Park Elementary, South Park Middle, and South Park Senior High. Outstanding academics, teachers, facilities, and extracurricular activities all help to make this district stand out as one of the top districts in the South Hills.