Gulf State Park Pier
(Gulf Shores, Alabama)
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Gulf State Park Pier

20115 State Hwy 135
Gulf Shores, AL  36542
(251) 948-7275
  
GPS: N 30 14.962  W 87 40.114



The Gulf State Park pier opened to the public on Thursday, July
23, 2009.  At 1520 feet long, the pier is one of the longest pier on
the Gulf of Mexico. The pier has indoor seating in a concession
area, indoor retail area for tackle and souvenirs, comfort stations
at the midpoint of the pier and wheelchair accessible rail fishing.  

It has 2448 feet of fishing space available along the rails.    Below
is a list of rules and regulations and user fees for the pier.  For
more information please contact Park Headquarters @ (251)
948-7275.

FEES
           You must have an Alabama Fishing License to fish on the
         Gulf State Park Pier - It is not included in the admission fee

Permit                          Adults and Children    Under 12 years
                                    (12 yrs and Up)
           (Free with
                                                                        paying adult)  
    
Daily Fishing Permit                $    8.00                    $ 4.00
                                                                  (w/out paying adult)

Weekly Fishing Permit            $  40.00                   $ 10.00
                                                                  (w/out paying
adult)         
Monthly Fishing Permit           $  80.00                   $ 20.00
                                                                  (w/out paying adult)

Semi-Annual Fishing Permit    $160.00                  $ 40.00
                                                                  (w/out paying adult)

Annual Fishing Permit            $ 320.00                  $ 50.00
                                                                  (w/out paying adult)

Sightsee (All Day)                   $    3.00                   Free with
                                                                       paying adult

Sightsee (One Trip)                $    2.00                   Free with
                                                                       paying adult

No child under 12 years of age will be allowed on the pier
unless accompanied by an adult.


PIER RULES AND REGULATIONS

Limit of 4 rods per fisherman (additional rods brought will be
charged $3.50 each)

No trolley fishing permitted

Bottom fishing up-wind/up-current

Float fishing down-wind/down-current

Salt water fishing license required

Good conduct/sportsmanship required

One crab basket per person (cannot be left unattended and you
cannot crab and fish at same time)

Catch must be placed in container within 10 minutes

Keep tackle and bait OFF of tables and benches

Cut your bait at cleaning tables or bait cutting tables only

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times

No standing or sitting on rails

No jumping/diving off of pier

No alcohol allowed on pier

No cooking of pier


                                       PROHIBITED

Pets
Soliciting
Shark Fishing
Reels over 4.0
Cast Nets
Gill Nets
Wire Crab Traps
Spears
Spear Guns
Bed Rolls
Cots
Sleeping Bags
Sleeping
Skates
Skate Boards
Bicycles
Running
Horseplay
Fireworks
Firearms
Sling Shots
Beach Umbrellas
Lounge Chairs

Links:
Gulf State Park Pier official web site
Gulf Shores - Gulf State Park Pier
Gulf State Park Pier
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