TREC Features
nautre at TREC Presque IsleThe Nature of Presque Isle

Did you know that Presque Isle has been rated one of the top birding spots in the country? Over 300 different species of birds have been identified on the peninsula. Stop by TREC to learn what’s here, grab a bird check list and then explore! Learn more


interactive exhibits at TRECWhimsy and fun

     Flying saucers, origami birds, steel trees…oh my. Step inside the doors to TREC (it’s FREE!) and discover a whole      new world of fun. More than 7,000 square feet of the center is devoted to interactive exhibits. Visit Our Photo Gallery

staff with kids outside at TREC

  Get Outdoors!

     Sure, we want you to come inside TREC, but then you must GET OUT! Go explore Presque Isle State Park to find all the things you learned about inside the center. Our recreation programs can connect you with the outdoors in a whole new way.


Keystone Extra Tour VideoTake a Tour!

Get a fun -- and a bit crazy -- tour of TREC in this 10-minute video produced by Keystone Extra.


Towering TRECTREC Tower

What’s 75 feet tall, made of glass and a great workout spot? It’s TREC’s very own “lighthouse” of sorts. Climb the 131 steps (or take the elevator) and wave at the waves. It’s a view you won’t forget. See for yourself


a great school day outdoors at TRECThe Ultimate School Day

When did school become a day at the beach? With TREC! Our educators will teach you about woods, water, and wildlife. Go beachcoming, observe birds, write messages in the sand. Beats study hall any day. Teachers, check out our curriculum and pre lessons.