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“Excellent place to spend a warm afternoon.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Fairhope Municipal Pier

Fairhope Municipal Pier
Ranked #2 of 26 things to do in Fairhope
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The bayfront centerpiece of the town features duck ponds, a fountain and an award-winning rose garden.
Spanish Fort, Alabama
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251 reviews
109 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
“Excellent place to spend a warm afternoon.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

The pier and the surrounding parks are very nice. During the summer, you have to pay to get into the section with the beaches, pond, and ducks, but it is usually free to get in during the winter. The pier itself is a nice walk and is also good for fishing (which is free here). The park area to the south is also a very nice area for a stroll or a picnic and is also dog friendly.

Visited December 2012
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English first
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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147 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Worth the Walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Nice walk out into Mobile Bay to see the city in the distance and talk with the locals fishing off the pier. Great walk along the waterfront too.

Visited October 2012
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Fairhope, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a view!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

Need a great place to get out and take a stroll with a great view, this is your place! The best view on the Eastern Shore!

Visited November 2012
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Fairhope, Alabama
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128 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Great for a Short Stroll and People Watching”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

The Fairhope Municipal Pier is one of the highlights of Fairhope. Why? Well ... here's what you can do at the pier ...
1) Take a short to long stroll on the pier, sidewalks, or beach.
2) People watch: Fisherman, sailors, diners, couples, families, the young, the elderly.
3) Fowl watch: ducks, geese, swans.
4) Bird watch: Purple martins, pelicans, various shore birds, various other birds.
5) Visit the rose garden.
6) Cool off in the mist of the fountain.
7) Dine at the Yardham restaurant.
8) Drive the loop through the beach side of the park.
9) Enjoy the beach (but make sure it hasn't been temporarily closed).
10) Picnic.
11) Walk your dog(s).
12) Sit on one of the many park benches.
13) Take an incapacitated elderly or disabled person to enjoy some fresh air and the outdoors.
14) Jog.
15) Watch the sunset over Mobile Bay.

It a great visit for the eyes, the mind, and the soul.

Visited October 2012
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Memphis, TN
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A can't miss activity”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2012

Even us locals enjoy the pier. The roses are beautiful and the people fishing/enjoying the area are very kind. Enjoy the view and the bay breeze. The sunsets are gorgeous!

Visited November 2012
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