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Queen Isabella State Fishing Pier

501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
+1 956-943-7437
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Took some friends

My wife and I always visit the pier. I don't fish on the pier since I have a boat, but we always... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mark G
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Port Isabel, Texas
Great fishing

Well we catch so many fish that we didn’t know what to do? Amazing and worth the money the boat... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
philtao
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Monterey, California
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This one-acre park and fishing pier was once the Queen Isalbella Causeway.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“picnic area” (3 reviews)
“fish” (21 reviews)
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501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
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501 E Maxan St, South Padre Island, TX 78578-4501
+1 956-943-7437
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I always visit the pier. I don't fish on the pier since I have a boat, but we always take a walking tour when we are in town, since we love to walk (and it's free as long as you are NOT...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Well we catch so many fish that we didn’t know what to do? Amazing and worth the money the boat, the staff, the captain I want to come back

Thank philtao
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We shopped our way through the town square surrounding the lighthouse. Right now they are cleaning the lighthouse so is is covered in scaffolding.

Thank Jwharlow72
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Going to the local pier is one of my favorite things to do! We didn't eat here or fish here. We walked out to the end, (or as close to the end as we could get) and took pictures. It would have been nice if...More

Thank kemmy4
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Kinda expensive for a fishing pier. Not really worth the money, just to fish off of the pier. My husband caught just as many fish from the shore.

Thank ledinadominguez
Reviewed 16 July 2017

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

1  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...

1  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
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