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Surfside Jetty Park

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Address: South end of Bluewater Hwy, CR 257, Surfside Beach, TX
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+1 979-864-1541
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nice place

not fantastic, but nice place, for a picnic, or just watch the surf and boats go in and out of the harbor

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Hugh H

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Fort Worth, Texas
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bring a chair and an ice chest to sit on the jetty to enjoy the view as well as the fisherman. If you wait around you may even catch dolphins swimming nearby.

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Thank Travelwithlet
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78 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

not fantastic, but nice place, for a picnic, or just watch the surf and boats go in and out of the harbor

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Thank Hugh H
Houston, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

It was a good facility. Looks good, with a lot of picnic tables. But when we were here, the wind was too strong, it was difficult to tach a fish. But the salt grass bait shop was good, they sold us some fresh shrimp with double amount.

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Thank KimberlyLX
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123 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

As far as beach parks go, this one was nice. There are bathrooms, a playground, and a small beach along with the jetty. Albeit the bathrooms are beach bathrooms so don't expect them to look exceptionally clean or smell real good. In fact, this one didn't even have fully functioning doors. The playground is nice enough. The beach area is... More 

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Thank Brenda L
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We came at a perfect time to see a huge freight come in. Took great pictures of the beauty here. Would highly recommend this place.

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Thank Janice D
kansas ctiy
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128 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We went to try to collect shells and try to see the dolphins. Once we parked and got out to the jetty you could see trash everywhere. Children were swimming in underwear and the smell of garbage was horrible. We started walking off the jetty to find shells in the rocks which be sure you wear shoes if you go... More 

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Thank sashadog24
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We walked to the end which is about a mile. The paved part is about half mile. There were so many people fishing it was unlike anything I've seen before. Very interesting. We saw probably 10 or so dolphins and lots of pelicans. We also saw lots of trash. Which was upsetting. People just leave their trash in the rocks... More 

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Thank gia p
San Pedro, Belize
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

This is an interesting place needs a little tender loving care from the city but always something to see here.

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Thank Timmy131970
Lansing, Michigan
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31 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Its a beautiful place for a long walk.. Might be a little crowded on the weekend with people fishing on the side but that doesn't hamper the beauty and serenity of the place! To top it all parking is free. There's option to get to the sandy beach as well.. And yes, there's restrooms and play area for the kids.... More 

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Thank Polo C
Houston, Texas
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 June 2016

I was really disappointed after making the hour long drive to this place. The beach was filled with litter, baby diapers, trash and the jetty was even worse. I'm not sure if these are hobbyists or people are using this jetty for commercial purposes but the amount of dead fish, trash and fishing equipment that was left behind was staggering.... More 

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