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Avalon Fishing Pier

2111 N Virginia Dare Trail, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
(252) 441-7494
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Type: Wharfs/ Piers/ Boardwalks
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Kingsport, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

Only 2 bucks to go out and look from . I like these type piers. Nice views even from the parking lot

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My family has been staying in the Avalon area of OBX for over 25 years. I have not been fishing on the pier in many years, but I have not been fishing on ANY pier for many years. When my kids were small, they wanted to go to the pier and play the games. Their grandparents always gave them a... More

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Herndon, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My son's love to fish and were looking forward to trying out the piers. When we stopped by to check this one out the woman working there was very rude and did not want to answer any questions.. Don't waste your time take a drive to the OBX fishing pier and have friendly service and a great time.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This pier is a great place to fish. It is long and has lots of room to move around. The other fisherman were friendly and fishing was good. The cost of bait and tackle at the pier house is high. Getting your fishing supplies at other places will save you money.

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Durham, NC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The Avalon appears to have turned into a drunken nightspot, based on my most recent visit. It's particularly sad, as most of the other nearby piers have all washed out to sea. The crowd was rough looking, the attendant rude and dismissive, and it was generally dirty and in disrepair.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We chose to stop by this pier because it was closer than Janettes Pier. Huge mistake. The underneath of the pier was littered with cigarette butts and beer cans. The arcade was out dated and filled with rude teenagers. The whole place gave off a very creepy drug spot vibe. My daughter asked an employee where the bathroom was and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

There is an old fashioned arcade there and you have to pay $2.00 to walk out on the pier. Not sure of the price if you want to fish. It was very old and not kept up well.

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Hughesville, MD
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Brought my 4 year old and wife and paid to go fishing. There is a 2 dollar site seeing fee for everyone else but that's ok. You can feel the pier move in the wind...I liked that though lol.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We went for fishing only. The game room that you have to walk through to get to the pier is obnoxious with lots of thug looking townies and teenagers. We did catch decent sea mullet on the south side. I would prefer a pier with a solid floor so no cell phones and other gear can fall into the ocean.... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Food, night life, and fishing! Friendly staff, beautiful ocean views while eating. Locally owned and family operated! Great spot for family fun!

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