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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Erie in winter

The park is gorgeous in the winter, with all of the snow and ice. Definitely worth a day trip. It... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Rod H
via mobile

Beaches,some with open food service, and restrooms &/or changing rooms. Fabulous cement & dirt... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The park is gorgeous in the winter, with all of the snow and ice. Definitely worth a day trip. It was a lot of fun.

Thank Rod H
Reviewed 2 days ago

Beaches,some with open food service, and restrooms &/or changing rooms. Fabulous cement & dirt trails for strollers, biking, skate-boarding, or jogging . Picnic areas with free parking and tables + BBQ grills. To enjoy time with friends & family. Lake Erie on one side of...More

Thank carolynthepilot
Reviewed 1 week ago

A casual one-way, circle drive around this wonder of nature which comprises about 15 miles. Fun opportunities include: in the Summer, a fun boat sight-seeing one hour trip; biking (rentals included); access to the lighthouse; fishing on the bayside; a scenic view of Erie; boat...More

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up on Presque Isle so I have a million memories of going to the beach in the summer. The beaches are great. It's like going "down the shore" but less crowded, no beach tags needed, the water is warmer and nothing in it...More

Thank SarahP2703
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great park, with beautiful beaches, great paths and walkways, ample parking, breathtaking views, and what a great place to watch the impressive sunset. My only complaint is the food. With such an incredible resource, there should be better options for food. Right...More

Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I want to go back to the summer and be able to spend some time here. A beautiful place and I want to explore it. Looks like there are lots of things to do and I want to look for beach glass.

Thank PAULABeachBikeCruise
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT place to hang out, take walks, run, ride bikes, rollerblade, swim, have picnics, fish, take young children to the playground and much more!!!

Thank 1073conniem
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been an Erieite all my life and our Peninsula is our best attraction. There is much to do there for families and couples. My daughter was a lifeguard there for many years so I got to experience it most everyday. Check out the...More

Thank T8243LLellenm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here three times over the course of my 32 years (would love to go more if I lived closer) and I've always felt the beaches that line the peninsula are the best on Lake Erie. I haven't been back since the lighthouse became...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Presque Isle State Park is a must see in Erie, Pennsylvania; right on Lake Erie its views and picnic areas are fabulous.

Thank Doug L
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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