Erie Bluffs State Park
The 587-acre Erie Bluffs State Park lies along the Lake Erie shoreline in western Erie County, twelve miles west of the city of Erie. The park has:
One mile of shoreline
90-foot bluffs overlooking Lake Erie
Elk Creek -- a shallow stream steelhead fishery
Several plant species of conservation concern
Uncommon black oak woodland/savannah
Great Lakes region sand barren ecosystems
The only developed areas in the park are the Elk Creek Access area and the Main Entrance parking lot.
Erie Bluffs State Park is designated as a day-use park, with the exception of fishing and boating. Swimming is prohibited at the park.
Seasons and Hours
The park is open every day of the year, sunrise to sunset. Day use areas close at dusk.
Contact the Presque Isle State Park office for facility seasons and hours.
Erie Bluffs is north of PA 5 at Lake City, 12 miles west of Erie.
GPS DD: Lat. 42.0164 Long. -80.372
Main Parking Lot, 11122 West Lake Road, Lake City, PA 16423
Elk Creek Access, 10990 West Lake Road, Lake City, PA 16423
Driving Directions: The Interactive GIS Map has turn-by-turn driving directions to the park office from the Park Information Window.
Please note that the background maps are maintained by a variety of public sources and driving directions usually go to the nearest large road.
Environmental Education and Interpretation
Erie Bluffs State Park offers a wide variety of environmental education, interpretive, and recreational programs. Participants gain appreciation, understanding, and a sense of stewardship toward natural and cultural resources through:
Programs are offered year round. Contact the Presque Isle State Park office for more detailed information.
Access for People with Disabilities
This activity or structure is ADA accessible. If you need an accommodation to participate in park activities due to a disability, please contact the park you plan to visit.
In an Emergency
Call 911 and contact a park employee.
Directions to the nearest hospital are posted on bulletin boards.
University Hospitals Conneaut Medical Center
(13 miles west of the park)
158 West Main Road
Conneaut, OH 44030
(17.5 miles east of the park)
201 State Street
Erie, PA 16550