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South Skyway Fishing Pier
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WebLizard
N 27° 35.539 W 082° 37.809
17R E 339107 N 3053102
Quick Description: The southern portion of the old Skyway, now used for a fishing pier.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/25/2007 1:14:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM297B
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member mtn-man
Views: 75

Long Description:
After the accident which destroyed the center of the bridge they decided to build a newer and better bridge. They removed most of the bridge, but left the begining of the bridge on either sides of Tampa Bay for the locals to use as a fishing pier. Now it has the distinction of being the "worlds longest fishing pier" per their website. The piers are open 24/7 and 365 days a year.

The Park fees are below:
24 hour fee is:
$3.00 per car
$10.00 or RV/Camper
Plus +
$2.00 per adult
$1.50 for seniors and children 6-12
Type of pier: Public

Expenses: See Long Description

Parking is available: Yes

Web site: [Web Link]

Contact information:
Skyway Fishing Pier State Park 4905 34th Street South, #5000 St. Petersburg, Florida 33711 Phone: 727-865-0668 Fax: 727-893-1292


Handicap Accessible: Yes

Fishing Regulations: Local Fishing Rules apply here

Visit Instructions:
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