Bethel Park is a home rule municipality, located in the state if Pennsylvania, more exactly in Allegheny County. Bethel Park is about 7 miles away from Pittsburgh, and it is part of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area. The history of Bethel Park dates back to 1800, but the city was only established in 1866. The incorporation tool place in 1949, and in 1978, Bethel Park became a home rule municipality, meaning that it is incorporated under its own charter.
Bethel Park is surrounded by the communities Baldwin Borough, Castle Shannon, Mt. Lebanon, Peters Township, South Park, Whitehall and Upper St. Clair. The three main neighborhoods of Bethel Park are Coverdale, Mollenauer and Ruthfred Acres. According to the 2010 census, Bethel Park has a population of slightly over 32.300 residents, but the city is also filled with tourists, who come here to relax and to enjoy the variety of leisure opportunities.
Top Attractions within Bethel Park
South Hills Village is a commercial center that every shopping enthusiast will adore. The shopping mall is situated in the Upper St. Clair neighbourhood of Bethel Park. Ever since its construction, in 1965, this shopping facility served both the residents and the tourists in Bethel Park, providing them with a variety of stores, including the world famous Macy's, Banana Republic and Apple, Inc. You can also find here numerous dining options and a cinema theatre.
The Montour Trail is a lovely recreational rail-trail, which spans on 46 miles. This trail is part of the Great Allegheny Passage, which is 330 miles long. Regarding the Bethel Park portion, the trail must not be missed by visitors who love the outdoors. You can either go walking or cycling, but no matter what you choose, you will be delighted with the amazing views and the fresh air.
Health Thru Yoga is, as the name suggests, perfect for yoga fans. Here at the centre you will have a great time. The place is nice even if you have never done yoga before, because you will find here classes for every level.