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Presque Isle State Park

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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Great place for a long (or short) walk

I participated in a 10km walked hosted by a local club. There is a lot of area to wander around in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Craig G
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Maumee, Ohio
Another great visit

What a beautiful state park and beaches. Well taken care of as well. My new obsession when... read more

Reviewed yesterday
carriesunshine
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Orillia, Canada
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  • Very good17%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
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Reviewed yesterday

I participated in a 10km walked hosted by a local club. There is a lot of area to wander around in and I saw several fisherman and boaters. You can't go wrong enjoying this park.

Thank Craig G
Reviewed yesterday

What a beautiful state park and beaches. Well taken care of as well. My new obsession when visiting is searching for beach glass <3

Thank carriesunshine
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Bike and kayak rentals, walking trails, beaches, picnic tables, gorgeous sunsets and Sara's nearby for a cone or a hotdog! This is truly my favorite place to be!

Thank winepourer
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Presque Isle is very different from anywhere we had been before. We went in mid August and the weather was mid 70s so it was a bit chilly in the water. The park is absolutely gorgeous. Beach 11 was the perfect beach for a small...More

Thank j4689
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Let me start by saying that we live in Colorado. We hike, kayak, ski, bike ride etc. We felt like we had landed on a flat version of home while visiting Erie. Of course it was August so the weather was pretty great. We loved...More

Thank FlyingNNP
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been coming here since I was a kid, and each time it's like a new adventure. Whether walking, biking, or visiting the fresh water beaches Presque Isle is truly a hidden gem for all to enjoy. Best of all, unlike many other state parks in...More

Thank Samuel M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love this park, there is something for everyone, young families to very active people, the lake is beautiful

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 4 days ago

We recently took our grandsons ages 8, and 13 to Presque Isle for the day. While there were many activities that you could do there, what they wanted was to play in the sand and be in the water. We had a beautiful day and...More

Thank debidz
Reviewed 4 days ago

I was born and raised in Pennsylvania and never knew this place existed. What a great place to spend the afternoon. Absolutely no place like this is PA. It took me 60 years to get there and I hope to not wait so long for...More

Thank william57963
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited two beaches, one sand and one that was all really cool smooth rocks. Nice relaxing day, would recommend for families!

Thank Jessica M
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cindykolch
August 18, 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!
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Sarah C
August 13, 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
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pbp007
August 11, 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
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