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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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North Canton, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

We love going to Presque Isle....just like being at the beach!!! The good things...life guards on duty and they do an awesome job. We were on Beach 10....the bad thing this time...we felt the beach area was a little cluttered with trash. It might be helpful to put out some trash cans instead of just the large trash bin in... More

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 NEW

Presque Isle State Park is a great place to visit anytime of year... in the fall, there's plenty of beautiful foilage to see and during the summer, 11 beaches and a variety of biking/hiking trails. Plus, the Thomas Ridge Environmental Center is there, which is always a nice place to visit. Some of the beaches include concession stands, making it... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

Lovely area by the water. Nice beaches, picnic and fishing areas. We stopped by while passing through Erie. Pleasantly surprised.

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Coudersport, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 NEW

I was impressed at the cleanliness of the beach and water. In spite of it being a holiday weekend there was plenty of parking and the patrons were courteous and relaxed, making for a wonderful relaxing weekend.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Nothing short of amazing. I didn't expect to find this type of beach in the middle of Erie, PA. But I was pleasantly surprised. There seemed to be about 10 miles of road around the beach. On the edges was the beach itself. And in the middle were a number of trails that we took our dogs on. We'll come... More

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Pittsburgh
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Great park to spend the day, biking, walking, swimming, boating are all available. there is something for everyone of all ages.

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Who would guess that a great shore resort exists in NW Pennsylvania? Presque Isle State Park has clean guarded beaches for swimming, trails for walking, jogging, and cycling, and historic lighthouses and monuments. Wildlife abounds, and birders will enjoy Gull Point at the tip of the peninsula. Kiddies will love the water park and amusement park at the entrance to... More

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strausstown
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We happened to go to the park when they were having a craft show. The island was buzzing and they had many events going on. Walked on the beach and toured a lighthouse. Bike riding trails and walking trails that surround the whole park. Lovely place to visit!

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Pittsburgh
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

Everything you want gaurded beached fising form piers. The rangers are very happy to help with any questions. This is a great way to spend your days in Erie

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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89 reviews 89 reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Locals must love this place. This is the 3rd time we've visited and each time, we discover something new. You can spend the entire day or half a day, spread out your visit over a couple of days. There are many beaches to choose from, whether it's lake side or bay side, you can't go wrong. Just get there before... More

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