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Great pier for fishing and bird watching

There were lots of people fishing here. You have to have a fishing license and pay more to fish... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ahs19
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Alabama
Great Fishing

I love walking the pier. There are people fishing and just watching the fish in the water. Kids... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joey S
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Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States
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The Gulf State Park Pier offers features such as indoor seating for concession area, indoor retail area for tackle and souvenirs, comfort stations at the midpoint of the pier (seen in picture above) and wheelchair accessible rail fishing. The new...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There were lots of people fishing here. You have to have a fishing license and pay more to fish here. Just entrance without fishing is $3. There's a different all day rate to come and go. Free for military and veterans. Lots of pelicans and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ahs19
GulfStatePark, Guest Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We are happy to see that your pier walk was a good one. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 days ago

I love walking the pier. There are people fishing and just watching the fish in the water. Kids running around.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Joey S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You walk out, try not to get hit by a fishing pole, look at the waves, and walk back. It was interesting to see a 7 year old girl hook a 2 foot shark from the pier though

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jeremy S
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you visiting the pier. We might suggest that you try an evening pier walk. The pier take on a whole different look in the evening. Please plan to visit again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Try some fishing, or just take a walk out to the end and catch the view. A great place for sunset photos!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sunshine65703786930
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are glad you enjoyed your pier walk. Please make plans to come again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We participated in a tour given by State Parks people about the pier. Learned quite a few interesting points about it's construction, safeguards against hurricanes, the sharks, and fishing requirements. I liked to hear that there is a one pole in the water maximum per...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Robert R
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are happy you enjoyed your pier walk. Please visit us again and bring your fishing pole next time. We would be glad to have you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were on our way to Orange Beach and decided to check out the pier. It was a bright sunny day and the breeze off the water was delightful. The local fishermen were friendly and many of them had fish they had caught. The view...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank zardan52
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are happy you enjoyed your pier walk. We hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pier to get in some saltwater fishing but the regulars act like they own the pier. Not friendly to most and very unwilling to give advice.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank bamachris1831
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting the pier. We are sorry that you felt that the locals were not hospitable. Locals are normally very friendly and helpful. We hope you will give the pier another try so that your experience can be a better one.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We wanted to check this out. Very long wooden pier, where fishermen and fisherwomen are trying to catch fish. Didn't see anybody catch anything though. Several benches to sit on and their are picnic tables on the very end so you can picnic. View is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sharon37762
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for checking us out. We are happy you enjoyed your visit to the Gulf State Park Pier and encourage you to visit us again. You never know what you might see.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit and get a a new view of the Gulf and the Beach in that area. Most days there are many fishing and you never know just what they might catch

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Steve P
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You learn something new every time you visit the Gulf State Park Pier. Thanks for spending time at the Gulf State Park Pier and come again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Plenty of parking, a short walk to the pier. Admission is $3. Many fisherman lining the pier, and pelicans up close and personal. We watched dolphins swimming, talked to the fisherman and enjoyed the view.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Leigh F
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are glad you enjoyed your pier walk. There is so much to see and it changes from day to day. Please come again soon.

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