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Gulf State Park Fishing Pier

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Address: 20115 State Highway 135, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-4501
Phone Number: 251-948-7275
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Tons of Pokéstops!

First of all, this place is racked with Pokéstops throughout the entire pier. Also, it was really cool to see what people were reeling in from the ocean. I didn't see anyone catch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Elizabeth E
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Lewisville, Texas
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Lewisville, Texas
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First of all, this place is racked with Pokéstops throughout the entire pier. Also, it was really cool to see what people were reeling in from the ocean. I didn't see anyone catch anything too impressive, but we only walked up and down the pier a couple of times. We came here to fish for crabs, but didn't have any... More 

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eva,alabama
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family visits the pier each time we come. Pictures on the turtle out front and a stroll to the end of the pier to see what critters swim below.

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Thank tinapuckett
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife says be ready to hike a mile, lol. The pier is 20 feet wide and 1,512 feet long. It has a concession area with restrooms, picnic tables, snack bar and tackle shop. The end of the pier is an octagon shape that is about 65 feet across. The pier is open 24 hours / 7 days a week.... More 

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Thank Shawn M
Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an unexpected stop, but well worth it. The price was very reasonable. We were hoping to see an angler pull up a huge fish or shark but no luck. We still had fun walking all the way out to the end of pier and seeing the sights and feeling the breeze on our face. A must do!!

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Thank Michael M
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't fish but really enjoyed watching others catch theirs. Also, looking down into the water was peaceful.

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Thank MRB5357
Pacific, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We paid to fish off the pier with fishing being very good. However..if I went there to walk out on the pier to see the ocean and what was out on the pier I would have been very disappointed. You must pay a fee to enter the pier, and the only attraction is to walk on the pier and see... More 

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Thank David W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very long pier, $3 fee to walk out on it, so we couldn't do it, several of us couldn't afford it. It was, however, open at night, well lit, clean, maintained well. Night fishing was available and many were doing it. Young and old people seemed to enjoy it. Beaches around it clean, we'll maintained. Few treats... More 

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Thank Sally H
California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a combination of Beach and fishing pier. Also there is no fee for parking. There are restrooms on the pier and also a restaurant. This is a great beach during the summer season when short rain showers can happen, you can go under the pier till the rain stops.

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just visiting the pier is very nice but when you take your rod and reel and bait and begin fishing, you never know what you will catch. Some BIG fish has come from fishing at the pier. You can clean your catch right on the pier. I go as often as I can.

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Thank Echota42
Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pier was really neat for all ages of our family. We walked from or condo, although there is also a parking lot if the walk is too far. It's $3 except if you're under 12, which seems very reasonable. You can walk along the pier and watch the people who are fishing, and can even rent poles if you'd... More 

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