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Presque Isle State Park

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Address: 1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
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+1 814-833-7424

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If you visit Erie Pennsylvania for anything, you have to go to Presque Isle State Park! In the summer it is a hustle and bustle of activity. You can swim on guarded beaches and... read more

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

If you visit Erie Pennsylvania for anything, you have to go to Presque Isle State Park! In the summer it is a hustle and bustle of activity. You can swim on guarded beaches and relax in the sun, walk, skate or go on a rental bike or your own bike, around the entire 13 mile park, walk on the many... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

What a wonderful park. Eighteen miles of sandy beaches, a birders' paradise, year round events. The park is beautifully managed and maintained. The rangers and community take great pride in the "PI", and do all we can to maintain it's natural state.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

you can spend a week here just exploring all she has to offer . Everyone who visits us goes and visits our state park lifes a Beach !!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

All year round Presque Isle State Park offers a range of naturalist activities but on one special weekend the PI is especially great. It's known as Discover Presque Isle, a family focused event. Over 4 days in August, the event hosts a mix of entertainment options from historical presentations, a sand sculpture contest where the visitors determine winner, food and... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live here and been going the park since i was a little kid. We are lucky to have this on our door step. So much to do there beside laying on the beaches. It is great for the kids and a bike ride around the 12 mile trail is great.Come to Erie and enjoy our own getaway.

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Wellsboro, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a gem! So glad I had the time to explore a bit of the park today. Quiet place in January, but still a fair amount of visitors. Will be back.

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting family that had just moved to Erie and was taken for a ride around Presque Isle. It was mid December and it was beautiful. As a Florida resident, I had not been in snow in over 50 years. I really appreciated seeing the frozen bay side with the birds, blinds, frozen icicles on the trees dipping into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spectacular views, even on a grey day. Park and walk or just drive the entire Isles. Perfect for pictures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The unique beauty of Presque Isle is evident year-round. This unspoiled park is a great place to go to seek peace and quiet and enjoy nature. Great beaches, hiking trails, bird watching and scenic beauty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started visiting the area quite a few years ago and this is one of our favorite places. We always find time to lose a day on the beach. The views can't be beat, the land is always clean and free of litter, the lifeguards are constantly patrolling the beach, there are many wonderful locations for family picnics and lots... More 

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