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, and forested wetlands. 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 not permitted at the park.

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Recreational Guide

Erie Bluffs State Park Online Recreational Guide (.pdf) (3,000 kb, 11/16)
    large print version of the guide text (.rtf)

Interactive GIS Map

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