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Presque Isle State Park

1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Quiet, beautiful sunset, great family day attraction

We decided on the spur of the moment to drive 6.5 hours to Lake Erie from Philadelphia. I saw... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Great vacation

Great place to relax and enjoy the weather. Be careful with the flies tho. I will come back and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Old Hickory, Tennessee
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1 Peninsula Dr, Erie, PA 16505-2065
+1 814-833-7424
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Reviewed yesterday

We decided on the spur of the moment to drive 6.5 hours to Lake Erie from Philadelphia. I saw Presque Isle State Park in a magazine and have put it on my bucket list ever since. We planned on staying overnight, for one day and...More

Thank bboughter830
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great place to relax and enjoy the weather. Be careful with the flies tho. I will come back and go to the beach.

Thank bornkilla20
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stopped in Erie for the night before heading to the east coast. We had our recumbent trikes with us and were hoping the trails in this park would be good. We only had time for about 9 miles but it was beautiful, with both...More

1  Thank kzoowork
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Gorgeous park just about surrounded by water! Bike rentals available to ride the immaculately cared for bike trails. Multiple beaches, light house, fishing pier, and more. People are kind and friendly. Cars are considerate to walkers and bikers. Plenty of fishing spots. Be sure to...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 4 days ago

My family hosted a Family reunion at Presque Isle this weekend. I have to say this was one of the the best reunions we have had. We rented one of the picnic shelters and the cost was very reasonable but more importantly it was very...More

1  Thank brucev211
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This park has everything! Walking, biking, kayaking, beach with beautiful water, picnic areas and equipment rental. A jewel on the shores of Lake Erie. The best part is there is NO entry fee!

Thank pnmmoore
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very pretty! We didn't take so much advantage of this state park, but it was very pretty. Especially the beaches. I recommend definitely visiting if you're in the area!

Thank Megan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Presque Isle State Park. It is a scenic drive around a peninsula in Lake Erie. It was a very scenic drive. We saw several geese and a few wild turkeys. There are beaches and a light house.

Thank Lynn R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well kept beaches and was a nice time for a hot day. The bath houses could use some work. All in all it was a nice time.

Thank BrandieR1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place to visit outside of the wineries in Erie, PA. Highly recommended. Beauty of PA. Boating, swimming, tanning, beaches, bikes, fishing, and so much more are available to you. All this with a short drive from many metro areas.

Thank Steve P
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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?
23 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