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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
+1 251-948-7275
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Beach walk

We enjoyed the beach and atmosphere. It wasn't too crowded and the buildings were nice to look at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ctrickert
,
Mayville, Wisconsin
via mobile
Nice place to be!

The Gulf State Pier is another place my family returns to and one of the main reasons we come back... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Dee J
,
Carthage, Mississippi
via mobile
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  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
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“fishing pier” (60 reviews)
“fun to watch” (32 reviews)
“nice walk” (24 reviews)
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20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
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+1 251-948-7275
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed the beach and atmosphere. It wasn't too crowded and the buildings were nice to look at. There were plenty of places to wash off and the bathrooms were clean.

Thank ctrickert
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Gulf State Pier is another place my family returns to and one of the main reasons we come back to Gulf Shores every chance we get. The Spanish Mackeral were biting this trip and we all had a great time. Even my grand children...More

Thank Dee J
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your wonderful review and we are happy to hear that you had a great time at the Pier. This is my favorite place in the park. I love going at sunset and watching all of the fishermen. We hope you come again...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't afford to take my sons deep sea fishing so we went to the pier. It is very nice they have a bait store and you can even rent poles. Cost is nine dollars to fish plus if your sixteen and older you need a...More

Thank todd m
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review of your experience at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier. I am happy to hear you had a great time. The pier is a great place to learn some new tricks from our seasoned fishermen. Our bait store does have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Neat experience walking to the end of the pier. Be prepared though, they do charge to walk out on it. They different prices depending on whether you are going to fish or not, we did not, so it was only $3 per person. We spent...More

Thank Timothy A
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of the fishing pier at Gulf State Park. Sunsets are a great time to visit the pier. Most of our fishermen are pretty careful but you do have to keep an eye out for the excited ones that are just...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prices were reasonable, but charging someone to watch is a little much. I know some would take advantage of the opportunity, but really we had three poles and 4 people. Bait was reasonable, and the cranes begging for fish was fun.More

Thank Jay G
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking the time to post a review about the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. We charge a small sight seeing fee to everyone that comes onto the pier to help cover the costs of upkeep etc. I am very happy you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had fun fishing and watching the birds and looking at the ocean and looking at all the fish people caught.

Thank kerra26
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are always happy to hear of our guests having fun at the Gulf State Park fishing pier. Thanks so much for the review and hope you come again soon, Rhonda Taulbee Gulf State Park Marketing Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice long pier that is Veteran friendly. A must see! Lots of fish being caught and cleaned on the spot. Many benches to rest and watch the sun set on.More

Thank Don T
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review for the Gulf State Park fishing pier. We actually have the largest pier in the Gulf (kind of our claim to fame lol). We hope you come again soon, Rhonda Taulbee Gulf State Park Marketing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed the pier. It is a along walk, but interesting. Lots of people fishing, we even saw rays and feeding dolphins plus cranes. It's a great place to see the sunset. There are restrooms, concessions, and a bait and tackle shop. It is handicap...More

1  Thank Jeannie S
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. It is a long walk (we have the largest pier in the Gulf) but totally worth it. You can see so much that it seems like...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fished here with grandsons. Caught a variety of fish. Nice big pier with restrooms. Learned you can't bring caught shark on the pier. Need to cut the line.

Thank AVPayne
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of Gulf State Park Fishing and Education Pier. I am happy to hear you had a great visit with your grandsons. We hope you visit again soon Rhonda Taulbee Gulf State Park Marketing Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love fishing. Get a Pier license and get fishing. Bait and tackle available. Rod rental available. Cleaning stations. The restaurant/bar has good burgers. Not a lot on the menu but it's all pretty good. Fun for the fishing familiesMore

Thank Tmike x
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We love to hear how much our guests love fishing especially at the Gulf State Park Pier. You are right, you can rent everything you need in our bait shop and they can get you fishing in no time. Our new restaurant at the Pier,...More

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Kathleen B
25 July 2017|
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Response from gallotva32 | Reviewed this property |
This is from the pier rules - One crab basket per person (no wire baskets)(cannot be left unattended and you cannot crab and fish at same time) So depends on the size you use but average basket you could do 4-8, that I have... More
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Lisa K
7 July 2017|
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Response from Donna T | Reviewed this property |
Pier is open 24 hours. Music times vary
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Nicole O
15 May 2017|
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Response from Rob G | Property representative |
Hello and thanks for your inquiry! A Saltwater Fishing License is required for all persons fishing or possessing fish in saltwater areas of Alabama. (See Saltwater Areas Map) RESIDENTS AND NONRESIDENTS UNDER THE AGE OF 16... More
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