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Introduction to Camping

  Summer is the perfect time to enjoy camping, and Presque Isle is excited to offer a unique opportunity for you to enjoy many activities and experiences. Come camp with the Naturalists on the grounds of Presque Isle Lighthouse! Join us from Friday, September 9 to Noon on Saturday, September 10 for a special get-away. Let us cook meals with you and enjoy fishing, a night hike and a pontoon boat ride as a great way to experience Presque Isle. We will have most of the equipment you will need. Just bring your own sleeping gear and your tent if you have one. We have a limited supply of tents. We will meet at 6pm on the grounds of our Presque Isle Light Station on Friday, September 9, 2022. The cost for this event, which is limited to 14 individuals, is $30.00 per person, which includes all food and activities, including fishing, pontoon ride and a night hike.

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Programming is subject to modification or cancellation at the discretion of park staff. If you need an accommodation to participate in Park activities due to a disability, please contact Presque Isle State Park at 814-833-7424 to make arrangements for your visit. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs. Please call the Erie ASL Interpreters’ Office at (814) 806-2511 for more information about this service

Friday, September 9, 2022 at 6:00pm to 12:00pm

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042


State Parks

Outdoor Activities




Target Audience

Children, Senior Citizens, Families


$30 per person

Exact Location

Presque Isle Lighthouse

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TerryOConnoe 8/8/2022

hope this is so successful you offer it monthly next year!

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