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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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This Park is HUGE w/plenty of things to see & do!

Absolutely gorgeous!!! You can drive around the entire park which gives you plenty to see and do... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Potosi, Missouri
Great day at the beach

We visited the park on a Thursday and it wasn't very crowded at all. We rode our bike around the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely gorgeous!!! You can drive around the entire park which gives you plenty to see and do. Once you drive around to the other side, it looks like the ocean. There were lifeguards in a certain area. BEAUTIFUL!

Thank beachhappy05
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited the park on a Thursday and it wasn't very crowded at all. We rode our bike around the great trail system. In total probably 15 miles or so. After that we went and laid on the beach the rest of the day. The...More

Thank caweber4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We live nearby and go to Presque Isle several times a week. It's a beautiful park. There's something for everyone here. There are so many thing to do here, biking, boating, kayaking, jogging, rollerblading, walking, beach, swimming, hunting for beach glass, fishing, bird watching, hiking,...More

Thank Aimee M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well maintained park with lots of parking around the entire perimeter. Presque Isle bay on one side and lake Erie on the other. Beaches on the Lake side are clean and not crowded. Take your bikes and enjoy the riding.

Thank skip620
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was my third visit to Presque Isle! Very beautiful lake with gorgeous sunsets! The beaches are nice if you can't getaway to go to the beach at the ocean! Will visit again for sure!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I visited the park on a Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning and were pleasantly surprised to find that it wasn't crawling with people. Rather, there was plenty of parking both in the lots and along the sides of the road near the...More

1  Thank jsctraveler
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The state park is free admittance it offers bay and lake side access. It is a wonderful place to run bike or skate as areas paved. It offers access to water, launches, as well as beaches. Not all beaches allow dogs but one is dog...More

1  Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have visited this park twice. Once about 8 or so years ago when we rode our bikes all over the park and again yesterday, 7/22/17, when we visited both the Presque Isle Lighthouse (could only visit the lightkeeper's quarters as a wedding was being held...More

Thank JudyNV
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love this place. We live about an hour away and make it down here a few times a year. Beautiful scenery, amazing walks, and even better beaches makes this place a must see.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family biked on the multipurpose trail. We began at the Yellow Bike Rental area also know as the Waterworks Pumphouse area. We followed the path and made a big loop. Along the path we stopped at several beaches, the light house and the monument....More

Thank Heather J
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Chris K
24 July 2017|
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Response from MissSniggins | Reviewed this property |
Alcohol is prohibited in all PA state parks (thank you Google)
21 July 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Beach 11 (and it the area closest to the channel) is where boaters meet, anchor and, when it's really busy, friends raft off (tie their boats together). Exhaust fumes vary depending on number of boats and amount and... More
Suzanne H
14 July 2017|
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Response from roadtripper697 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are several hiking trails, you could spend a week here and want more time. Ample parking all over the peninsula and is not an issue. There are also water bike and bike rentals, biking paths throughout as well.