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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Grew up fishing, biking and swimming here. Free, free, free :) Great place to explore because it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Erie, Pennsylvania
Incredible views

We drove through this park on a fluke. What a find! Spectacular water views, paved walking and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Grew up fishing, biking and swimming here. Free, free, free :) Great place to explore because it provides something for everyone

Thank Joegolfing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We drove through this park on a fluke. What a find! Spectacular water views, paved walking and bike paths. Who knew? Check it out.

Thank Benita D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is always a pleasure to go to this location. Acess by auto is easy. Parking is available all over this park. There are walking/bike trails, beaches, wild areas and lots of poision ivy ( if you do not know what it looks like, educate...More

Thank Thomas A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Presqule Isle is great in the summer. The beaches, boating, swimming, etc. But, it's a beauty in winter too! Snow-shoeing, cross country skiing, ice fishing or just driving around.

Thank sawizz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love parks and hiking and the outdoors so I had expected to like this state park. Everyone in Erie was banging on about how great this place is and how it is a must-see. We went on a June day and it was just...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In the winter, ice on Lake Erie piles up in bergs and dunes, and the light reflecting off the lake is extraordinary. You can walk for miles on the beach and only see a few other people enjoying the silence.

Thank Margaret Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even in winter the park is well very well maintained. It was neat seeing the ice fishing going on so close to shore. Great walking paths and a very nice long drive all along the park.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up here. The beaches are fantastic. Visitors come from miles away and it's worth the drive! The beaches are clean and the waters great.

Thank 1awsums
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park has several beaches to enjoy absolutely free, no cost or fees at PA state parks for entrance or usage like some neighboring states. Also there are some programs available at no cost also. There are rental boats, canoes and paddle boards if you...More

Thank scottbQ2548RL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have never seen the lake when theres ice on it and its frozen go take a look at it its amazing.

Thank mrbonidie
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Anna F
2 January 2018|
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Response from 415sandeew | Reviewed this property |
No, in June the water is pretty nice!
19 August 2017|
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Response from jessjg21 | Reviewed this property |
Yes absolutely! Just be sure to bring something to pick up after they go to bathroom!
Sarah C
14 August 2017|
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Response from Loretta C | Reviewed this property |
I was only at Beach 11, but I heard the lifeguard tell someone else that 11 has the least waves, and it is pretty flat to get in the water. It worked for me as I was using a cane. There were many small children there and... More