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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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Catch a beautiful sunset

My husband and I stopped by after dinner to watch the sunset. It's beautiful from the pier. My... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
mibeachlover
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Highland, MI
Toured the pier ...

Veterans are free. We saw dolphins! We did a sight seeing tour of the dock. I wish we could have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fred K
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Shepherdsville, Kentucky
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“fishing pier” (60 reviews)
“fun to watch” (32 reviews)
“nice walk” (24 reviews)
LOCATION
20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
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+1 251-948-7275
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I stopped by after dinner to watch the sunset. It's beautiful from the pier. My husband had a great time talking to the fisherman, we even saw some of them catch some fish. Nothing really big, but fun to watch.

Thank mibeachlover
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

The pier is the place to be for sunsets. Thanks for taking the time to write such a nice review and hope you will come back soon!

Reviewed 4 days ago

Veterans are free. We saw dolphins! We did a sight seeing tour of the dock. I wish we could have fished!

Thank Fred K
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review! I hope you will fish next time you visit, you can rent everything you need at the bait shop on the pier.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We took pictures that day at the end of the pier the sun was setting it was a awesome sunset the pier was full of people fishing . Saw crab fish and a string Ray

Thank lisamA5260PT
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Sunsets at the pier are the best!! Thanks so much!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boards on the walk are wearing out and several are lose. My wife and I caught our shoes several times. Wasn’t impressed, especially since it cost $6 just to walk out. Sorry but I wouldn’t recommend this for someone just sight seeing.

Thank Nathan G
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Appreciate you taking the time to review.

Reviewed 1 week ago

For only $3 you can spend the day on the pier talking to the local fisherman, watching amazing things sea turtle swimming by the pier, a pelican getting a hook and bobber caught in its foot and being rescued by a ranger and then released!...More

Thank Gumbas
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow you got to see a sea turtle and a pelican rescue! We love our wildlife and those huge turtles are a sight to see. Thank you for taking the time to review the Pier!

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was interesting walking the pier day and night. The fishermen are interesting to watch, although they often seem taciturn. The state park folks are nice however. We saw a few fish landed and watched the moon and sunrise. There is a shop selling snacks....More

Thank mirepoix417
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for taking time to write a review! Our fishermen are very focused for sure and deeply love the adventures of fishing, they are very helpful when you need a hand fishing or have questions. Hope you will come back and see us soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going out on the pier! It's so beautiful to walk out over the ocean and see all of the birds and watch for dolphins and all kinds of sea life! We really enjoyed watching the avid fishers to see what they could catch!!

Thank Andrea R
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the great review and we hope you come again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took a nice long walk on the pier. What a great place to see Gulf Shores and the beautiful beach. It's worth the $3 to walk the pier.

Thank lisadowns2017
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pier is over 1000 feet long. Very well maintained and is wide and very well appointed. There is a $3.00 fee to walk out on it. Well worth that investment. A fair number of fishermen and women. We saw a number of birds and...More

Thank ProvenExponent
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for visiting and we are glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you are not fishing there is no better view where you can walk and see Gulf Shores. For a very small fee you can walk to the end of the pier and see all the fisherman, gulf shores and I have always seen...More

Thank Rick R
GulfStatePark, Gulf State Park Staff at Gulf State Park Fishing Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a great review, we hope you will come back soon!

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Kathleen B
25 July 2017|
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Response from GulfStatePark | Property representative |
It depends on several factors. Oxygen in the water, bait, weather, tide and temperature. Usually crabbing in the park is good
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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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