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Address: 501 East Maxan, South Padre Island, TX 78578
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Description: This one-acre park and fishing pier was once the Queen Isalbella Causeway.

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Nice Pier. Better than most along Gulf Coast.

Seemed a little pricey as fishing piers go. However, it has several sheltered areas out on the pier itself so if it starts raining or you want a break from the sun there is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Tom B
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Houston, Texas
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Mcallen
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It was chilly, but was a beautify day to fish. Relaxing and there's bait, restautrant and bathrooms steps away from the pier. You can even buy your fishing license here!!!

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Seemed a little pricey as fishing piers go. However, it has several sheltered areas out on the pier itself so if it starts raining or you want a break from the sun there is a place to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Kids loved the variety of activities. A wonderful place to observe and always a great array of restaurants to choose from that serve fresh fish! Fun to see the various species of marine life.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

It was the last night of our Vacation so me and my sons went fishing. You need a license, I baited my hook, threw it in the water and got on my phone and got a license online in 3 mins. At the foot ot the peir is a Food, drink, tackle shop. We rented 3 poles and bought some... More 

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Missouri City, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

As good as most pier fishing. Good lighting and restrooms. Depending on the current and tides this place can be OK to fish.

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Laguna Vista, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a great place to go after dinner. Nice and pretty and you get a good walk in. We like to watch our kiddos explore the water underneath...like an 'I SPY' adventure.

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Moore, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

What a unique place to visit. You could see all kinds of sea life if you just wanted to hang out around the pier.

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New Braunfels, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

If you like walking over the water, admiring the water, watching others fish or enjoying a nice sunset, We spent a few hours surprisingly here after dusk watching the fishing, traffic over the bridge and the stars,,,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Good facilities to fishing, nice piers, good prices, very accesible and has all you could need for fishing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you like walking over the water, admiring the Laguna, fishing or watching others fish or enjoying a nice sunrise or sunset, this place is for you. Nice 30-min to an hour stop!

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spiislandstylin, Manager at Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier, responded to this review

We all appreciate your comments and look forward to serving you again soon. Please also join us for a great meal and service at our restaurants. Pirate's Landing, Pier 19, Marcello's, Sea Ranch, and Laguna Bob's. More 

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