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Presque Isle State Park

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Address: 1 Peninsula Drive, Erie, PA 16505
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Family friendly biking trails and beaches

A visit to Presque Isle in Erie PA is a must for Pennsylvanians. To many this was "the beach" as travel to the coast was financially out of reach. The bike trail is primarily... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A visit to Presque Isle in Erie PA is a must for Pennsylvanians. To many this was "the beach" as travel to the coast was financially out of reach. The bike trail is primarily flat and family friendly, however, weekends and holidays are very busy and some of the trail shares space with vehicles. I would recommend taking a day... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I just love the park, bike trials, wildlife, amazing sunsets. After wards, we headed off to our favorite restaurant "U Wanna Pizza and a Pie at 2430 West 8th, North side do the road and had a wonderful Fresh Pasta Dinner and the kids had the Pizza ." Wow. You can call ahead and they will make fresh for you,... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely, unspoiled, peaceful. Although there were many people out enjoying the day, it never felt overwhelming. There are miles and miles of paved walkways to take.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

13 miles of trails/paths. Numerous beaches with beautiful views of Lake Erie and the City of Erie. Great for bicycle riders!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent many hours when living in Erie at Presque isle. Its an amazing place if you are a cyclist or runner. The bike lane is amazing and speed limit is low so cars are not a problem. There are a few turn-arounds so you can do a multitude of different distances. I have played ultimate frisbee tournaments on the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to the state park with a view to have a long walk, but oh a wee bit too cold today for us!! So had a nice drive thru, very pretty and clean, enjoyed the wild life, plenty of birds to spot.

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Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a leisurely drive around Lake Erie at Presque Isle State Park. The ride was relaxing; we saw many families, couples and children out with the beautiful weather. The trees were still bare, but I believe the view in the fall season must be spectacular.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peaceful .....quiet early in the year .....hunting for beach glass ....none this time .....just a relaxing afternoon walk looking at the lake and the driftwood

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This park and monument is serene. The surrounding view makes it a great place to share a nice walk or just sit and take in the breeze. A nice FREE thing to do. You could explore the rest of Presque Isle if you want to make a few hours of it.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Presque Isle State Park is truly the best place here. Its beauty is unlike anything else in the area, and all four seasons of the year it offers unique perspectives on the natural environment we love. It is, amazingly, free to wander wherever you want, with free parking everywhere in the park. The beautiful native plants and animals are ever-changing... More 

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