Presque Isle State Park, Erie

4.8
Nature / Park Must See
From a lighthouse to its environmental center, Presque Isle State Park attracts more than four million visitors per year. Visitors are drawn to the 34 km (21 mi) of recreational trails, 13 beaches for swimming, a marina, and more. Several kinds of birds and endangered species inhabit the area, making it a perfect spot for nature lovers. The environmental center features exhibits and a great view of the park from its tower. If you like, bring a meal and pick out a table at the picnic areas. In winter, the lake creates ice dunes, where people come to fish and iceboat. For Presque Isle State Park and beyond, use our Erie road trip planner to get the most from your Erie vacation.
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  • We drove through the park after our thanksgiving dinner. It was very cold out, especially for us southerners, so we didn't get out of the car. We have visited here in the past. There are so many enjoy...  more »
  • Every time we visit Erie we make sure that we make time to go to Presque Isle State Park. The view of the bay is fantastic. Many spots to stop and just sit and watch the water. There is a paved path f...  more »
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  • Awesome park! Very nice place! A very beautiful road! Excellent paths for running and playing sports. Also near the water park and various water activities. Lovely beaches with sand. And on the peninsula there are two lighthouses and a lot of cozy co-op places for a picnic or just a rest.
  • Amazing park! Really truly one of the best Parks around. So much to do and see, you can for sure end up spending your entire day here. Lots of paths and trails to walk around on, as well as the beaches. Not exactly the most luxurious lake to be swimming in but still a very great place to go. One of my favorite Parks for sure.

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