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Russell Fields City Pier

Address: 12213 Front Beach Rd, Panama City Beach, FL 32413
Phone Number: (850) 233-5080
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks, Sights & Landmarks
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Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We really liked seeing all the pictures of large fish and sharks that were caught at the pier, quite stunning. When we visited, the sun was setting which made for a great backdrop to some family photos. We also were lucky enough to watch a young man as he tired out a giant fish on his reel, really neat.

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Forsyth, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

wow.. love it and the fishing , although i think it should be free, to walk on ! and the people fishing should be regulated better with what they catch and what they do with their catch !

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Tallahassee, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I saw people fishing, but I walked there to enjoy the view from the pier and to take pictures. I ended up under the pier taking pictures, visiting with enjoyable adult as and children and building a sandcastle. I loved being under the pier and was overwhelmed with childhood memories from my youth, but also enjoyed the improvements exciting water... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

great way to view sea life from above the gulf and watch or fish from the pier. Cost only $2.00 for the entire day and you can leave and come back

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This pier provides great views of the beach, marine life and sunsets. We walked the pier after dinner and it was a lot of fun, I highly recommend it!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

It was a little warm the day we went and there is no shade but being able to show my granddaughter a manta ray swimming by made the whole day.

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

You never know what kind of sea life you will see as you stroll down the pier! From rays to sharks and many different species of fish, the pier offers a fun, family sightseeing adventure! Also, after dark, watching the fishermen catch sharks is very exciting! Just a side note, that if you are watching, keep your distance. It is... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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151 reviews 151 reviews
68 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

$3 per person is a very small amount to pay for the amazing beautiful views you will experience. It's a very long pier but has benches all along the way. Views of PCB and the gorgeous beaches along the way. You are sure to spot some interesting creatures along the way in the water. Fisherman are enjoying their daily catches.... More 

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Georgia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A great place to fish while you're at the beach - no license needed - and an opportunity to catch redfish, king mackerel, tarpon, sailfish, sharks, etc - Great Fun for the fishermen

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Panama City Beach, Florida
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179 reviews 179 reviews
15 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I know it sounds like a lot from a simple pier, but Russell-Fields City Pier is NOT a simple pier. This loooooong pier is open 24/7 and there is a minimal admission charge to gain access. It's quite popular during the day for fisherman and you might have to endure some "fishy" smells. But just watching them pull in their... More 

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