Presque Isle State Park

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Presque Isle State Park


Location:Peninsula on Lake Erie, reached by PA 832 or via boat.
Facilities:Picnic areas (é), picnic pavilions, picnic shelters, snack bar, hiking trails (11 miles), swimming beaches (1 @di), fishing piers (é), boat rentals, 4 boat launches, boat mooring, marina, visitor center, playfield, boat tours, interpretive center (é), nature shop.
Activities:Boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, scuba diving, hunting, hiking, bicycling, inline skating, cross-country skiing, ice boating, ice fishing, ice skating, bird watching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is a sand spit jutting into Lake Erie and the only surf beach in Pennsylvania. A National Natural Landmark, Presque Isle is a favorite spot for migrating birds. Because of its many unique habitats, the park contains a greater number of the state's endangered, threatened, and rare species than any other area of comparable size in the state.
Address:301 Peninsula Dr, Suite 1
Erie, PA 16505

Phone:814-833-7424
Fax:814-833-0266
Web: www.dcnr.state.pa.us/stateparks/parks/presqueisle.aspx
Size: 3,200 acres.

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