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 Purple Martin Gathering 

  Presque Isle State Park has many unique habitats such as wetlands, ponds, forests, and beach. The peninsula is home to a variety of birds, that use the habitats for nesting, feeding, and resting grounds for migration.  Learn about the largest swallow in Pennsylvania, the Purple Martin, and experience these birds as they gather and roost getting ready for the journey south.  

Join the park educators on August 11, 2021 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the North pier to experience one of the largest roost in the area.  This program is free and open to all ages, insect repellant is recommended.  Binoculars recommended.There is no fee. Please register by August 6, 2021. Registration is limited to 25 participants. 

  To Register, Click on the Green Button to the right.

 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

Wednesday, August 11 at 7:30pm to 8:30pm

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


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Target Audience

Children, Senior Citizens, Families



Exact Location

North Pier

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