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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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A must visit

Whenever I am in Erie I make a point of visiting the park early in the morning to catch the sunrise... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Very nice state park

My wife has an addiction for sea/beach glass so when she found out that one of the beaches on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gregory S
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in Erie I make a point of visiting the park early in the morning to catch the sunrise and walk the trails. Trails wind throughout the park and a lot of the trails are very typical of a rail trail. The park...More

Thank dstambaugh3
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife has an addiction for sea/beach glass so when she found out that one of the beaches on Presque Isle is a good place to find it, we were on our way. The park is really nice and kept up well. It wasn't overly...More

Thank Gregory S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty views of Lake Erie. great pictures. It was a little cold to enjoy the beach or trails. Will be back in the Summer

Thank Patti L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter is going to school up in Erie and when I came up to Erie to visit her she brought me to this park. The park is wonderful and offers so much for families, besides the beach in the summer, the water is calm...More

Thank rddiggins
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful views year round. Beaches and the events on Presque Isle (such as live concerts and bonfires) are great during the summer. Presque Isle is also a great spot to watch thunderstorms from. During the winter beautiful ice masses form, but be careful to not...More

Thank Julesinerie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous island with lighthouse and wonderful panoramic views. Great place to ride your bike or walk or picnic. Even in November it was beautiful but a bit chilly. Watch your speed. It’s 25mph. Lots of police reinforcement.

Thank holysmoke26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even in the cold Presque Isle is the place to see in Erie. Of course it's better in the summer when you can enjoy the beaches, but it's still a lovely drive in the colder months. Head out to the Perry monument for some information...More

Thank Turner S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lack of signs, which is a big drawback. Lack of signs indicating which beach you are at, as well as a lack of directional signs to guide you. For a state park, I was disappointed it was not set up better to...More

Thank Kathleen A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love going for a drive around the peninsula and seeing tje floating cottages. My favourite is the lighthouse.

Thank Chrisvan_12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clean beaches. Lots of history. Nice walking trails. Can’t wait to come back again and bring the kids.

Thank jen-rn03
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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
12 August 2017|
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Response from Audreyml345 | Reviewed this property |
We not only have the beach but Waldameer water park is there to. If you like a real Italian food we suggest trying U Wanna Pizza and a Pie, 2430 West 8, they have the best authentic homemade dough pizza , you can call them... More