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Okaloosa Island Pier

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Address: 1030 Miracle Strip Parkway East, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone Number: (850) 244-1023
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Beautiful stroll over the Gulf

We walked out on the pier in January for the view and were not disappointed--the kids loved it--we've had drinks there to watch the sunset.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

We walked out on the pier in January for the view and were not disappointed--the kids loved it--we've had drinks there to watch the sunset.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We took a walk down this pier and also spent a couple hours trying to catch fish. We didn't have any luck with the fishing but the view from the pier was pretty and it wasn't too cold or windy. If you are planning on coming here for a while, I'd suggest bringing some food/drink with you since there's only... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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24 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The white sandy beaches in Ft. Walton play with the sunlight and cast so many different colors on the water. The water is some of the clearest I have ever seen and whether you are gazing off of the pier or walking underneath it, there is always something to catch your eye. It is also well maintained...just a pretty site... More 

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Niceville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I'm a big fan of the Okaloosa Island Fishing Pier. The venue has is in fantastic location, and fishermen can enjoy the pier while other family members can enjoy the beach, or very good restaurants that are only a few feet away. There is a snack and bait shed on the pier, so you can get a drink or something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I'm on here to give y'all abit of info about the pier to help y'all out. First- it does cost 2$ to walk the pier. I've seen the guys be a bit rude but there are a lot of people that try to sneak by without paying. Second- If you are planning on fishing be prepared to pay 7-10$ for... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

It was worth the money to walk the pier, I mean 2 bucks.... We were there in January, so it was not busy and fish were not present, but it was worth it to see the view. Afterward, we had a drink at the attached restaurant overlooking the ocean.

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sulligent
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Paid and walked out to view pier Was terribly nasty and dirty Workers were rude and unfriendly Would not venture on this pier after dark Very seemly characters there even during day

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Oelwein
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

If you want to fish you can rent poles,that makes it nice for someone like me that didn't travel with any. Admission is $2.00 for those to just walk on and do not fish. It was fun!

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It's worth the few dollars to walk to the end of the pier and take photos and enjoy the breeze... however - be aware! The fishermen at the end of the pier will have their stinky catches out and about and it can almost be overwhelming!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice to be on such a historic place. I know it is a fishing pier but it could use some "fixing" up. Some areas did not seem as safe as I would have liked

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