Hartwood Acres

Quick Facts 
  • Located in Hampton and Indiana Townships, 12 miles north of Pittsburgh
  • 629 acres
  • 15 miles of single-track
  • Minimum elevation: 980 feet
  • Maximum elevation: 1,315 feet
  • Managed by Allegheny County Parks

PTAG is looking for a volunteer Steward for Hartwood Acres Park. If you are interested, please contact the board.


Hartwood Acres offers a combination of forested and pastoral landscapes. Hartwood Mansion is a historic country estate containing a 16th century styled Tudor Mansion (built in 1929), cottage, stable complex, formal gardens and gate lodge. Hikers, horseback riders, mountain bikers and cross-country skiers use the park's wooded trails year-round. Each summer, Hartwood Acres is also the site of outdoor concerts and events. The park's off-leash, enclosed dog park is also a favourite destination.

Hartwood Acres is a popular destination for mountain biking, offering a little bit of everything, include trail-side features. Its challenging topography allows for fast, flowing rides while its bounty of technical features, from rock gardens to plunging descents, will delight advanced riders.