Presque Isle Poker Paddle

Jun. 10, 2023


Best Hand = FLUSH (ACE HIGH) - Paddler 133

Worst Best Hand = 9 HIGH - Paddler 160

50/50 = 0522756 - Paddler 117

Door Prizes:

  • Canvas Presque Isle Print - Paddler 19
  • Presque Isle Basket - Paddler 105
  • Dry Bag - Paddler 39
  • ENO Hammock - Paddler 157
  • Kayak Sail - Paddler 54
  • Presque Isle Photo - Paddler 213

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 2023 Presque Isle Poker Paddle…paddlers, volunteers, sponsors, everyone! We had a blast spending the day with you enjoying Presque Isle State Park and all that it naturally offers. Your generosity and kindness is greatly appreciated!

Those who signed up for the paddle but could not attend, your t-shirt can be picked-up at Presque Isle Gallery & Gifts, 10am-4pm, located in the Tom Ridge Environmental Center.

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Oasis Pub and Tiki Bar Erie

Welcoming KAYAKS, CANOES & PADDLE BOARDS… all paddlers are invited to join Presque Isle Partnership for a day of fun on the waterways of Presque Isle! The 5.5 mile poker run takes participants on an unforgettable journey through the Presque Isle Lagoons, Marina Lake, Presque Isle Bay, Horseshoe Pond, Misery Bay and Graveyard Pond.

The event begins at 9:00am on Saturday, June 10 when paddlers enter the water at the Lagoons Boat Launch on Presque Isle State Park. Groups of 20 boats will launch every 15 minutes until 12:30pm when the last group departs. Participants will stop at five pre-determined locations along the route, drawing a card at each location. Individuals with the best and worst five-card poker hands win cash prizes. The event wraps up with an after-party at OASIS PUB & TIKI BAR!

$60/paddler includes:

  • players card
  • Poker Paddle T-shirt (guaranteed if registered by May 15)
  • safety whistle
  • admission to the after-party at Oasis Pub & Tiki Bar with a complimentary meal and discounted Leinenkugel's® Summer Shandy®
  • door prize ticket for a chance to win more than $400 worth of prizes
  • and the gratification of knowing that your participation helps bring to life worthwhile projects that enhance Presque Isle State Park!

Bring your own boat or rent one at a discount from Presque Isle Canoe & Boat Livery adjacent to the launch area.

Thanks to our 2023 Sponsors!