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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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Address: 20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542
Phone Number: +1 251-948-7275
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Great place to fish

You need your Alabama State Fishing License and you pay to fish off the pier, but it is well worth it.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Florence, Alabama
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Florence, Alabama
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You need your Alabama State Fishing License and you pay to fish off the pier, but it is well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Pier yesterday had a great time. We spoke with a lot of the locals out on the pier fishing. They were friendly and pleasant, and very knowledgeable of things to do in Gulf Shores. This is most definitely a place to go back to.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the pier twice during our spring break trip. I had two small children that loved it. The locals are very friendly and social. We had a chance to see several different types of fish caught. We also seen dolphins swimming around the pier. Very fun and interactive way to spend a few hours in the day.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We are glad that you and your family enjoyed the Pier and we hope you will come back and see us soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We don't really fish, just love the location. Anytime we visit Gulf Shores Beach, this is ALWAYS our spot- or somewhere near it. It's a little ways from the hustle and bustle of the larger attractions in the area.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of our Pier. We are happy to see you enjoying our park and welcome you anytime you would like to visit! More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a lot of time at the pier fishing during our stay in the area. The views were spectacular, weather was gorgeous, and the fishing a plenty. Nice to pay a daily fee so we could come and go. Great place to see lots of shark and jelly fish. Nice cleaning stations for fishing. Bathroom were clean.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We truly appreciate you visiting our Pier and we hope you will come back and visit us again! More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us go in the late afternoon for a walk every trip we make to the area. Always enjoy watching the fishers and the water.

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our Pier. We enjoy the afternoon trips down the pier as well! More 

Beechgrove, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Alabama State Park features a fishing pier that extends well out from the shore. There is an entrance fee, somewhat high, even for just walking out to the end of the pier to see the gulf away from the shore ($3 per person, single entry) or you can purchase an all day pass for an additional cost. Fishing, in... More 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our Pier. We appreciate your details and hope that you will come back to visit us again! More 

Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A local told us about this pier and boy were we glad we went. Cost me $3 to get on the pier as my kids were free to get on, parking was free. We saw at least 10 black tip sharks, a couple sting rays, lots of jelly fish and other small fish. There was also a very friendly pelican... More 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are very happy that you and your family enjoyed the Pier. Sam, the Pelican, is very friendly and loves photo opportunities! We hope you and your family will come back and visit us again soon. More 

Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very nice, well maintained, 11 dollars to enter pier and fish, lower cost if you just want to walk the pier, Only pier in gulf shores that's public. They have bait and tackle shop and outside restaurant type place, but food area was always closed. We were there in First week October, and arrived at 10am and left at 9... More 

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GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed fishing at our Pier and we hope you will come back and visit us again! More 

Brandon, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were visiting the park via staying at the campground. The pier is unique. It is long and so much activity (fishing). Could see large fish swimming below along with a couple of sharks trolling. The cost is $3.00 for visitors or free for the campground. Enjoyed the time on the pier.

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