Sanibel Island Fishing Pier - Lighthouse end
N 26° 27.270 W 082° 00.930
17R E 398762 N 2926418
Quick Description: This fishing pier is located on Sanibel Island near the lighthouse.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 8/22/2007 9:12:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM226K
The Sanibel fishing pier is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. It is a nice location to fish or to view sunrises and sunsets. Shelling is also abundant and viewing the various birds is a pleasure.
The area around the pier and lighthouse is a wetland preserve. There are picnic tables, restrooms and trails in the area. Swimming in the area is not recommended due to the strong currents around the point area.
While in the area explore the historic lighthouse and trails through the preserve. Bug repellent is suggested during evening, night and early morning hours. There is a $2 an hour parking fee, 24 hrs. a day.
There is a $6.00 fee to access the Island via the causeway bridge.
Type of pier: Public
Expenses: $2 parking fee, non-resident fishing license
Parking is available: Yes
City of Sanibel
800 Dunlap Rd., Sanibel, Fl 33957
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Fishing Regulations: Non-resident fishing license required, no cast netting from pier, no unattended fishing poles, check current fishing regulations on Island.
Web site: Not listed
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