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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505
(814) 833-7424
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Ranked #1 of 22 Attractions in Erie
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I visited this attraction at the end of summer. The scenery was breathtaking and the ride was very enjoyable. We found a heart shaped pebble on the beach and it was cute. We visited the lighthouse and took a romantic stroll on the lake. The water was rough with many waves and the sea gulls were plentiful.... More

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Park Rapids, Minnesota
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66 reviews 66 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

We are on a quest to "dip our toes" in each of the 5 Great Lakes, and were so glad to have chosen Presque as our spot for Lake Erie! It is a most beautiful state park-The Great Commonwealth of Pennsylvania sure got it right!

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

A great park. Most amenities close on Labor Day, but still a great place to picnic, bike ride and enjoy the scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

What a fantastic park located on the shores of Lake Erie. Lot's of beaches, trails and rentals. It hosts the Erie Marathon every year and what an excellent place to run a Marathon. There is not many hills and the road winds enough so the scenery never gets boring. The Park is clean and well maintained.

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Lakewood, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Ran the Erie marathon at Presque Isle and I was truly astounded at the beauty of the 'island.' I want to go back soon to explore more! An absolute gem.

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Beaver, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Birding here was wonderful. My wife and I came for a long weekend during shorebird migration. We hiked the 1.5 mile (one-way) Gull Point trail out to the birding outpost. It was a little muddy and buggy on the way out, but a great site from the outpost itself. Prepare yourself for a somewhat difficult hike through mud and sand.... More

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North Muskegon, Michigan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Wanted to use the bike trail but drove the park due to the weather. Very expansive bike trails and numerous beaches. Was surprised there wasn't a charge to enter the park. : )

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Clearfield, Utah, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

With lush forests and the beauty of Lake Erie, Presque Isle is a great place to spend a day ... or a week. The boat tour of the lake is especially recommended.

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I visit Presque Isle once a year. We love to bike around Presque Isle. The trails are wide and smooth. There are plenty of facilities throughout the park. There are also picnic areas spread throughout the entire area so picnickers can stop at their favorite place! We have also tried a few of the short hikes on... More

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PITTSBURGH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

It`s a little deserted this time of year if you like that. There are no lifeguards either. Nice and quiet.

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