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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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

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Great place for a walk

First of all,Veterans are free to walk the pier.The people working here have always been supper friendly to me.Its a nice walk,about a 1/4 of a mile out to the end.There are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
LJY-BAY
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Lake Orion ,Michigan
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North Vernon, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The price is right for visiting the pier. It would be nice if you could purchase drinks or snacks at some point during the pier but they have them at the front near the beach and can't take with you. If you aren't in a rush, this can take awhile..

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Lake Orion ,Michigan
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88 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all,Veterans are free to walk the pier.The people working here have always been supper friendly to me.Its a nice walk,about a 1/4 of a mile out to the end.There are bathrooms at the beginning and half out on the pier. There is also a cleaning station if you are a fisherman.You can get a license there at the... More 

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

Thank you for posting a review about the Pier. We love our veterans and do proudly offer them free entry to the pier. We are so glad you enjoy it here and we look forward to you visiting again! More 

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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I don't get out. It was very interesting to see all of the fishermen and their gear out on the pier.

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Thank Phoebe G
Springfield, Missouri
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139 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were there on a cloudy windy day in December, so there weren't many people around. It was wonderful. I think it is probably too crowded during high season, but a great place to visit if you can get in the parking lot.

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

Thank you for writing a review about our Pier. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come see us again soon! More 

Mobile, Alabama
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went fishing on this pier for the first timein December 2106 and it was a great experience. The attendants was very nice and had clean bathrooms.They had all the fishing accessories if needed including live bait.

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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 write a review. We are very happy that you had a great experience and we hope you will come back and visit us again! More 

Gulf Shores, AL
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120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have family visiting and just about always take our guests to the nearby state park pier. It's always a highlight with a lot of pictures!

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to know that we are always a main stop for you and your family. We look forward to seeing you all again! More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and dad fished off the pier a few times. They enjoyed the area and the location. A woman next to them caught a shark!

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Thank Ashowers08
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for writing a review about our Pier. We are thrilled that your husband and your father like to fish here. We hope you will all come back and fish with us again soon! More 

Saint Peters
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent about 4 hours fishing with son on vacation. We had to get a Alabama pier fishing license which was about $11 and rented pole for about $9. Even though we didn't catch anything, it was worth the trip.

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Thank dcb95sol
GulfStatePark, Public Relations Manager at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our Gulf State Park Pier! We appreciate your support of Gulf State Park and we are so happy that you and your son had a great time. Come visit us again soon! More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the campground included admission to the pier. We enjoyed walking the pier. We saw pelicans and many fishermen. We enjoyed seeing a shark that was close to the pier too.

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

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We couldn’t be happier that you had a great experience with us. We hope you will make it back to visit us(and the pelicans) soon! More 

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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

$3 for all adults, free for young kids to sightsee. I love to see the marine life. We have seen crabs, sting rays, several fish, sharks, dauphin, etc. It's also fun to interact with those fishing and see what's been biting.

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

Thank you for taking the time to review the Gulf State Park Pier. We are happy to know that you and your family enjoy the marine life and interacting with those fishing. We hope to have you back again soon! More 

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