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Presque Isle State Park

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Address: 1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
Phone Number: (814) 833-7424
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A great place to ride a bike

This was a lovely area - a state park with paved bike lanes everywhere! There are a lot of bugs so riding bikes is better than walking, and when we were there, swim advisories... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Cindy K
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Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
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Grand Lake, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a lovely area - a state park with paved bike lanes everywhere! There are a lot of bugs so riding bikes is better than walking, and when we were there, swim advisories were posted asking people not to swim (pollution). Great single track all over the place - a mountain biker's dream!

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Little Torch Key, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautiful state park. The beaches are second to none. Be sure to rent a kayak and paddle through the Lagoons. Very pretty and peaceful. The 14 mile bicycle ride around the whole Peninsula on the nice bike path is also a lot of fun.

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Malta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best place on Lake Erie for days of outdoor recreation. The trip is worth it just for the views and the sunsets.

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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We drove through the park and looked at the marina, Perry's Monument (very nice), and the sand dunes and beaches for a quick visit on a Saturday afternoon. There were many bicycles and trolley bicycles. Great day.

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Pleasant Mount, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love to visit, ride our bikes and enjoy the park! The bike trail is amazing level, paved and interesting. It is a great place to just spend the day and watch the wild life. Stop for ice cream at Sara's!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful, idyllic place. We hired a Surrey 4 person bike for an hour it felt like we were riding through a magical forest. The scenery is breathtaking. Word of warning use bug spray. I had used the spray and had half sleeves but still managed to get bitten. Enjoy.....

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Delevan, New York, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Interesting historic sites for the history buff. Great biking and hiking trails. There is a handicap accessible beach area. The problem was, the beaches were closed due to toxic algae. "If you come into contact with the algae wash the area immediately."

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Presque Isle is so much more than just fresh water beaches. It is an absolutely amazing park which has one of the best bicycle paths in the world. Bring your own or check out the Yellow Bike Rental. They offer many different types of bikes, Surreys and they even have cool water trikes. If biking is not your thing make... More 

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Thank Lou K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Presque Isle State Park has quickly become one of my favorite places to run - so much so that I recently stopped on my way home to run here, then drove the remaining 2 hours all sweaty and smelly ... now THAT should tell you something!

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Springfield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great place to getaway. Beaches, bike trail, picnic areas, hiking areas. It feels like going to the ocean without the drive. Take a chair and just sit or be active. We love to go for a day or a weekend. Although there's no place to stay on the isle, it's right off Erie, PA, so close to lots of hotels,... More 

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