Presque Isle State Park Multi-purpose Trail

photo: The Perry Monument marks the northern end of the Erie to Pittsburgh Trail. Photo by Mary Shaw

Type: Urban Trail
Length: 9.60 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Bicycling (off pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Snow - Cross-country Skiing
Snow - Snowshoeing
Wildlife Observation
Agency: State
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: Urban/Suburban
State(s): Pennsylvania
Latitude: 42.17177
: -80.08568

3,200 acre State Park is reached by PA route 832 or by boat. It is 4 miles west of downtown Erie.


The trail is very popular with a wide range of users and runs along the coast shore across pier, and finishes up at Perry Monument

Additional Details

Width: 8 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt

Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Harry Z. Leslie
Park Operations Manager
Bureau of State Parks
Presque Isle State Park
P.O. Box 8570
Erie , PA 16505
(814) 833-7424



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