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Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier

501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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Very clean and organized.

We accessed the pier to go on a pirate ship cruise, however, it was clean. It also had a place for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tabitha P
Nice place

relaxing and nice to walk there, Pier 19 is cool and ate at the restaurant that felt on a boat... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
travel g
Houston, Texas
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This one-acre park and fishing pier was once the Queen Isalbella Causeway.
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“picnic area” (2 reviews)
“gulf coast” (2 reviews)
“few hours” (2 reviews)
501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We accessed the pier to go on a pirate ship cruise, however, it was clean. It also had a place for every activity that the pier offered. There was a small kiosk with snacks and drinks for those fishing on the pier. There is also...More

Thank Tabitha P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

relaxing and nice to walk there, Pier 19 is cool and ate at the restaurant that felt on a boat cause it shakes a bit...

Thank travel g
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Overall it's a bit of an expensive visit but you're paying for convenience. You can print off your licenses or get a day pass, buy frozen bait roughly $5 a lb. for squid, shrimp (they had other options of which I can't remember), and rent...More

3  Thank Sylvia C
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I used to take my kids there when they were small. Very safe place to let the kids roam. There shade and at night they have flood lights. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Lots to see and eat with in walking distance.The have a picnic...More

Thank bellnhow
Reviewed 28 January 2017

When our adult son comes to visit he always likes to walk out on the pier and watch the pelicans and see what the fishermen have caught.

Thank cccgsc
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Had a great time caught the biggest fish of my life here. Took 2 hours to pull this monster in had a crowd of people watching.

Thank Mikevanarsdale
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Great place to take a walk out and see the water up close if you have your fishing pole drop a line and enjoy a few hours of good fishing.

Thank Mj D
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We didn't go here to fish, but we did like watching everyone there that was trying their luck. We probably saw 25 or so people fishing and not one person caught any fish while we were there. We just wanted to take a stroll out...More

Thank gabi_kansas
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We walked the pier and watched some people fish, was not crowded. Had a nice little shop, it had everything from trinkets to fish bait It was a fun walking around Queen Isabella and seeing the Lighthouse and unique little shopping stores. .

1  Thank junetimallow
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I always reserve some time to fish on the pier advertised as the longest fishing pier in Texas, and I've never been disappointed. You do need a Texas salt water fishing license to fish in the Gulf and off the pier, and the local convenience...More

2  Thank Chili56
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17 July 2015|
Response from Toyo1946 |
Need a place with shade where i can fish is there an area like that?