Located near McKeesport, White Oak Park is notable for being home to plants that exist nowhere else in the state, including Trillium, wildflowers and groundcover plants.
The botany theme extends to the names of the picnic groves, which are named after trees (i.e. Mountain Ash, Juniper, Beech and Sumac). White Oak Park was intended to be double the current size but Westmoreland County decided not to participate in an expanded bi-county park.
The western edge of White Oak Park is rugged steep hillside, providing a challenging hike or bike.
White Oak is a great local park for residents of southeastern Pittsburgh and folks looking to explore new trails. Trails here are fast and flowy in both directions. This ride incorporates the majority of White Oak Park trails.
At this time, trail signage is limited. Located near Full Pint Brewery which supports WOP trail maintenance and local mountain biking.
Great local park to get some mountain bike miles. It has ~8 miles of singletrack suitable for beginners/intermediate riders. All of the trails are bi-directional and are enjoyable in each direction. The trails are open year around and recover from heavy rains quickly. This ride incorporates the majority of White Oak Park trails.
White Oak Park is open year.
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