South Park

Welcome to South Park

Located just 12 miles directly south of downtown Pittsburgh, South Park is a rural community situated on the Allegheny Plateau. From an aerial view, you'll see rolling hills and lush green fields intersected by scenic brooks and streams. South Park is home to a number of serene neighborhoods set against the breathtaking backdrop of Pennsylvania's beautiful countryside. Here, residents enjoy the tranquility of rural living along with the nearby excitement of big-city conveniences. 

Come Explore South Park 

Centered around its namesake park, South Park is home to plenty of recreational opportunities. Whether you want to take a step back in time at one of the town's historical sites or tee up at a local golf course, you'll tend to find yourself in the best parts of nature in South Park. Within a short drive of downtown Pittsburgh's most popular destinations, South Park is the ideal blend of rural and urban living.  

A Snapshot of South Park

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Allegheny

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13,395

Population

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$220,000

Median Home Price

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$72,200

Median Household Income

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Live, Work, and Play in South Park

Local events 

South Park residents love nothing more than coming together and celebrating their small-town roots. The community hosts a variety of events throughout the year, including an Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch, an Environmental Day, and a Tree Lighting Ceremony to brighten up the holiday season. Plus, the South Park Amphitheater is home to the county's Summer Concert Series. Good music, delicious food trucks, and craft beer from local Hop Farm Brewing Company are a few concert staples. 

Outdoor adventures 

One of the best-known features of the area, Allegheny County’s South Park stretches across more than 2,000 acres. The community park boasts countless amenities, including ice skating and roller hockey rinks, biking and horseback riding trails, sports courts, and even a championship golf course. South Park is also home to the 47-mile Montour Trail, which serves as the longest suburban rail trail in the country. 

A+ education

South Park public school students are served by South Park School District, a notably highly-rated district. In addition to its exceptional academics, the district is also known for its all-star athletics, specifically soccer. SPSD consists of one elementary, middle, and high school. Dedicated teachers who place a strong emphasis on extracurricular activities help make SPSD stand out as one of the top districts in the South Hills.

Shopping & dining

Here in South Park, a short drive will take you to some of the area's top-notch shopping destinations—Century Square and South Hills Village are two local favorites. Just a few minutes away on Library Road in Bethel Park, you can find more big-name retailers and grocery stores. Gil's Cafe is a go-to for classic American fare and cold beer on tap, plus Ya Ya's Pizza is right down the road with plenty of thin-crust pies to spare! 

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Wondering What's Around?

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Our Favorite Local Picks

Great Allegheny Passage 

Beginning in Cumberland, Maryland and running all the way to downtown Pittsburgh, this passage stretches 150 miles and has a special branch right here in South Park. 

Visit the Trails »

South Park Golf Course 

Depending on how long you want to play, this year-round public golf venue has 9- and 18-hole courses. Nestled against South Park's rolling countryside, this course is equal parts picturesque and tricky! 

Go Golfing »

Oliver Miller Homestead 

Having played a part in the Whiskey Rebellion, this historical homestead is a must-visit in South Park. Here, expert guides in 18th-century apparel take you on a tour of the stone farmhouse's many features. 

See History »

Hundred Acres Manor Haunted House 

Widely known as Pittsburgh's best haunted house, Hundred Acres Manor is the perfect mix of horror and fun. The manor's haunted house and escape rooms are sure to make you scream! 

Get Spooked »

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