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“Great! Magnificant blue water, great summer activity!”
Review of Kayak Pittsburgh

Kayak Pittsburgh
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Enjoyable low traffic attraction, nice staff, clean new bathrooms before you check in, free parking. They do not sell sunscreen, so make suer to bring your own, bring water, and zip lock bag for your cell. Site provides life jackets with zipped pocket where you can keep your cell, keep your ID car keys etc with management. Water clear blue, a few yachts and skijets passing buy and add wakes, overall calm pertty deep blue water, good activity, have single or double kayak, good for beginner and intermmediate alike, hourly cost of $25 + tax. Good for 1 -2 Hours. you will get tired after. Love the deep green trees on the sides, pretty coloring and great Weekend activity. Open till labor day. College kids staff are nice and welcoming. Sun hats, gear a plus. You will get wet, dress accordingly. Did Aspinwall location.
They operate 2 more locations, aspinwall is the only free parking, and has a small park with grass overlooking the wate and boats, so young kids would not be suitable for the kayaking, but will enjoy the grounds. 5 PM probbaly better in terms of brigh August Sun. Sunscreen. Water. Light Shirt, Enjoy!

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Had fun at North Park lake.
Pros :
Quick and easy check out
Kind friendly service
Great afternoon kith family

Cons;
Not the largest lake (not their fault)
A bit spendy.

I would recommend and will be back. Thanks

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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We visit the North Park location--it is beautiful and relaxing. It is also reasonably priced and great value. If it is a busy and sunny day, plan that there may be a short wait for the kayaks

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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had a great time kayaking in downtown Pittsburgh. Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Water was a little rough and its surprising that the entire area isn't a no wake zone. Views were great and it was a different experience. I would rather kayak in more peaceful and calm waters though. Recommend going up stream then floating back to relax. Definitely would recommend to anyone looking to do something different.

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Reviewed 9 November 2016

You can Kayak downtown or in a nice little park. They offer a variety of boats and the gear all seemed in decent shape. We rented a Canoe and got to bring our dog along with no hassle.

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