Tom Ridge Environmental Center, Erie

4.4
#3 of 6 in Parks in Erie
The mission of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center Foundation at Presque Isle is to forge a partnership between the private sector and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources at Presque Isle State Park in order to enhance educational programming, natural history research and visitor services opportunities of the highest quality to assure that the Tom Ridge Environmental Center is nationally recognized as a center of excellence now and for generations to come.
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  • Very attractive exhibits with mostly life size models of habitats and living things of all kinds. I did not know the crane is thought to be the oldest bird species. Enjoyed the plant displays, and inf...  more »
  • Tom Ridge Environmental Center, 1 Peninsula Dr., Erie, PA, less than 15 minutes from Homewood Suites where we stayed. See my review of Homewood-excuse typo. Center is open 9 to 5, allow at least 1 hou...  more »
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  • Worth a stop in on a day to and or from presque isle and the beautiful beaches or on a colder or rainy day in the winter. Lots of information about wildlife with lookouts as well as a children's reading area. Lots of exhibits to inform for all ages and nice look back on local history section. Gift shop fun Staff friendly Makes for fun visit Plan about 2 hours
  • Very good place to learn about Presque Isle, i love that it's free and my favorite part is the observation tower which is also free, great views, great exercise by taking the stairs but there is an elevator too. I love this place and i strongly recommend it.

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