Presque Isle Harbor
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The Presque Isle Harbor Association (PIHA) serves the owners of homes and land in this single-family residential community. In 1968, International Paper's American Central Corporation bought land in the Presque Isle Harbor from Alpena's Fletcher family. In 1972, American Central incorporated the Presque Isle Harbor Association as a non-profit corporation, and it transferred all assets to PIHA in 1976.

The Presque Isle Harbor Association oversees about 1214 hectares divided into 12 subdivisions that contain about 3100 lots for residential housing. The Presque Isle Harbor Association maintains the remaining common property. PIHA's board of directors manages the common property and amenities on that property, operating on funds from a member assessment on a per-lot basis.

Presque Isle Harbor Association amenities include three beaches, launching facilities on Lake Huron and Grand Lake, two beach houses, a campground, a camper pavilion, and a clubhouse with an indoor pool, an activity room, meeting rooms, exercise equipment, and game spaces. Presque Isle Harbor Association also maintains miles of trails for both summer and winter outdoor enthusiasts.

The Presque Isle State Harbor & Marina harbormaster is on duty from mid-May through mid-September from 7am until 9pm. Open to the public and harbor users, the marina offers 87 seasonal slips and ten transient slips. Marina amenities include restrooms and showers, electricity and water, pump-out service, fuel, a boat launch, a fishing pier, a laundry, and picnic grills. The Portage Restaurant at this Presque Isle Harbor Marina is open from late April through October.

Crystal Point covers the southern end of Presque Isle Harbor. In addition to the pond and green space at Crystal Point are hiking trails that move through both hardwood and softwood forests and follow the seawall along Lake Huron. The trail also passes the wreck of the Albany. Crystal Point contains a boat launch for small boats using Presque Isle Harbor, and there are two PIHA mooring balls for vessels to 13.7 meters (45 feet).

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