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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Presque Isle State Park Superintendent Harry Leslie said, "Thank you for such an excellent program this past weekend at Discover Presque Isle, and for making NASP available to thousands of children and adults during the festival."
A wheelchair-access ramp at Presque Isle State Park is officially open for public use.