Alabama Nature, State Parks June 05, 2018
You’ll Love A Trip To Alabama’s Longest Pier That Stretches Infinitely Into The Sea
A variety of places are located throughout Alabama that offer amazing views. One place in particular is Gulf State Park Pier, which just so happens to be one of the state’s top summer tourist destinations. For reasons why Gulf State Park Pier is a must-visit this summer, take a look below.
Gulf State Park Pier is located in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The original pier was destroyed in 2004 by Hurricane Ivan, and the current pier was built in 2009. It's certainly worth a visit for anyone vacationing on Alabama's beautiful Gulf Coast.
With a length of 1,540 feet, Alabama's Gulf State Park Pier is the longest pier on the Gulf of Mexico. It's also Alabama’s only public pier on the Gulf.
While strolling along Gulf State Park Pier, you'll experience the most incredible view of Orange Beach.
Gulf State Park Pier also offers incredible sunrise and sunset views. What a great way to begin and end each day!
Gulf State Park Pier is best known for its wonderful fishing opportunities. After all, it has 2,448 feet of fishing space that's available along its rails.
The fees to fish from Gulf State Park Pier are as follows: daily, $9.00; weekly, $41.00; monthly, $81.00; semiannual, $161.00; annual; $321.00. Rod and reel rentals are available onsite. Children under the age of 11 fish for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
If you only wish to visit Gulf State Park Pier for its incredible views, you may do so. The pier's all-day fee for sightseeing is $4.00, and its one-trip fee is $3.00. Gulf State Park Pier is open 24 hours a day.
From its incredible views to its wonderful fishing opportunities, Alabama's Gulf State Park Pier is a definite must-visit. Don't forget to add it to your summer bucket list!
Gulf State Park Pier is located at 20800 E Beach Blvd., Gulf Shores, AL 36542.
Have you ever strolled along, or fished from, Alabama’s Gulf State Park Pier? If so, what did you think? Please share your thoughts with us.
For more information about Gulf State Park, including other things it offers, be sure to check out our previous article:
This One Park In Alabama Is The Perfect Place To Spend A Summer Day.