Frontier Park

Park Name: Frontier Park

ADA Accessible: Paved path

What To See: woods, arboretum, tennis, soccer, cross country running, wildlife, amphitheater, stone bridges, Cascade Creek, Nature Center

Address: 1501 West 6th St.

Location: Located off the Bayfront Parkway between West 8th and West Sts. bordered by Seminole St. to the west in the Frontier neighborhood of the City of Erie.

What To Do: walking, sledding, cross country skiing, fishing, biking, dog walking, playing tennis, taking nature classes, identifying tree species, enjoying the playground.

Description of Terrain: paved, natural and gravel paths

  • Maintained by the City of Erie.
  • Paved Parking lot on West 6th St. and street parking on West 8th St.
  • Several Paved walking paths and routes. Other trails with various surface including natural terrain, gravel and grass.


  • Views of Cascade Creek with beautiful Stone and Iron Bridges
  • Benches
  • Playground
  • Tennis Courts
  • Soccer fields
  • Cross country course
  • Amphitheater
  • Arboretum
  • Nature Building with educational programming

Frontier is home of LEAF (Lake Erie Arboretum at Frontier Park) which helps to plan, implement and raise money for park improvements, hosts events including: summer programming for children,  nature classes, Movies in the Park, seasonal festivals and many other activities.

Frontier is also home to the annual Erie Blues and Jazz Festival.


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