Pennsylvania’s Only Great Lake Port
Erie: Pennsylvania’s Connection to the Great Lakes
ImPORT, ExPORT, TransPORT, SupPORT – OpPORTunity!
The Erie Western PA Port Authority provides numerous industrial, commercial, and recreational port opportunities in Erie, PA. Located on a natural bay on the southeast shore of Lake Erie, and with 85 million people within a 500-mile radius, our port’s location is equipped and accustomed to handling both domestic and international goods. The port offers valuable connections between the tri-state area’s numerous industries, the Great Lakes and overseas markets.
NOTE: The Board Meeting scheduled for December 8, 2021 has been CANCELLED
Key Access Security Deposit
Notice: This is a notice to Customers who rented dockage or storage from the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority (the “Port Authority”) for the purpose of storing your boating vessel or other property. When you entered into the Agreement with the Port Authority, you placed a security deposit with the Port Authority in exchange for a key used to access the facilities as pf May 1, 2018. The Port Authority terminated the use of these key systems for boating and storage facilities. All keys will cease to function for access as of December 31, 2021. THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE BLACK ELECTRONIC PROXIMITY FOBS FOR THE CURRENT ACCESS SYSTEM. This is a notice that the Port Authority must receive all access keys back by December 31, 2021. Please be aware that if you DO NOT RETURN the access key to the Port Authority office by December 31, 2021, the Port Authority will retain your deposit and it will be nonrefundable.
Numerous Recreational Activities
Visitors to the Port each year enjoy recreational activities and experience the picturesque area, including:
Bring your gear and fish from one of the numerous public access piers, utilize one of the free launch ramps or book a charter and experience world-class fishing including bass, trout, walleye, steelhead, salmon, crappie, bluegill, yellow perch, sunfish, pike, and muskie.
BIKE, HIKE & EXPLORE
Miles of gorgeous views await you as you navigate the bike/pedestrian paths along the waterfront. Stop along the way to learn more about Erie’s history or to visit the merchants and eateries along the way.
Boaters can take advantage of the 253-slip marina located on the south shore of Lake Erie with floating docks, fuel dock, restrooms, showers, picnic tables, and public launch ramps.
Featuring 42 waterfront camping sites, these campgrounds are near bike/pedestrian paths, boat rentals and public launch ramps.
This marina is designed specifically for boaters who desire to rent dock space for short stays in Erie.
Industrial Opportunity in Every Direction
Maritime Industry has been a part of Erie’s history and is vital to Erie’s future! Our port is home to one of only two 1,000 foot dry docks on the Great Lakes and boasts one of the largest cargo lift capacity on the Great Lakes. Located within a 500-mile radius of 85 million people and serviced by a multi-modal terminal providing maritime, rail, and highway connectivity, the Port is well equipped and positioned to serve your distribution needs. Developable land remains available for new business and industrial opportunities.
Erie Western PA Port Authority
1 Holland Street
Erie, PA 16507
Hours of Operation
Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
1 Holland St, Erie, PA 16507, USA