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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Family and couple fun

Presque-Isle State Park is a great place to go with family and friends. We used to take our family... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Quakertown, United States
Beautiful sunsets

Presque Isle State Park in Erie PA is a beautiful environment in which to experience the outdoors... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Erie PA
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Reviewed yesterday

Presque-Isle State Park is a great place to go with family and friends. We used to take our family there when they were young and now when they visit. It is one of the few free state parks in the country. It has bicycle paths,...More

Thank martinnJ8512HD
Reviewed yesterday

Presque Isle State Park in Erie PA is a beautiful environment in which to experience the outdoors all year round. There are paved walking and biking trails as well as footpaths throughout the entire peninsula. You can swim, kayak, canoe, paddle boat, pontoon boat, walk,...More

Thank Eeeriemom
Reviewed yesterday

The beaches are clean and well maintained.Attentive life-guards.Security patrolling consistently.A fun safe place to take family and friends for a great day on the beach!!

Thank ban2736
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The peninsula has something for everyone-- swimming ,boating, hiking, picnicking, or just a lazy cruise around it.

Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 2 days ago

Presque Isle is a beautiful park, with several beaches to chose from, kayak rentals, fishing, photo ops, picnic areas , walking trails, bike trails. It's a great way to spend a summer day. There are several planned activities offered through out the year.

Thank erRN4
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Perfect place to spend a day when in Erie. Miles of beaches,concession stands and the most beautiful sunsets anywhere.Great for families or couples.Free admission is also a bonus.

Thank 747terrib
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Just visited recently with my kids, ages 11 and 5! Lots of fun. Built sand castles, went to the playground at beach 6. There's volleyball nets at some beaches. You can bring food to cook out! Rent kayaks or just walk the path! Don't forget...More

Thank caaary
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the loveliest state parks ever...wonderful beaches and close to the city. Parking is free. But arrive early to get the best spots close to your chosen beach (7 miles of sand and beaches). Most beaches have lifeguards, a comfort to Moms with little...More

Thank jsherr
Reviewed 3 days ago

Come enjoy the day on miles of beachs . What people fly kites , enjoy picnics , take boat tours and enjoy light houses .you can rent bikes and or boats . Spend the day fishing . If you don't feel like cooking eat lunch...More

1  Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited many times but not for a long time. It was easy to get around and trails were well-marked. Lots of places to park and look at the water or take walks.

1  Thank EVGR
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Is there a ferry that'll take us to Niagara Falls?
27 March 2017|
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Response from Liz G | Reviewed this property |
No ferry from another city. They only have the ferry-type boats that take you up close to the falls (for tourists).
is there an admission fee to get in the park?
24 February 2017|
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Response from jim14kar29 | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee.
When is the best time for smallmouth fishing in the Spring?
24 February 2017|
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Response from Joshua A | Reviewed this property |
I may I would say is the best in April we have trout which is my favorite to fish for and I like the creeks more than bass but I've had my best luck for small mouth in May