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Free-to-use beach wheelchairs now available at Presque Isle

Free-to-use beach wheelchairs now available at Presque Isle

(WJET/WFXP) — Everyone should be able to enjoy the beach. That’s why wheelchair-accessible spaces are free to use at Presque Isle State Park.

With proof of ID, beach accessible wheelchairs are available on a first-come, first-served basis at the Public Safety Building and Beach 8 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Wheelchair users are welcome in the playground throughout the regular swimming season, from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

The Presque Isle beach wheelchairs have a weight capacity of 159 kilos and are easy to maneuver on rough terrain.

For availability and more information, contact the Public Safety Building at (814)-833-1495 or the Presque Isle State Park office at the Tom Ridge Environmental Center at (814)-833-7424.