Ballast Point Pier - Tampa FL
N 27° 53.357 W 082° 28.657
17R E 354559 N 3085815
Quick Description: Located in Ballast Point Park 5300 Interbay Blvd Tampa, FL
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 9/29/2007 9:23:15 AM
Waymark Code: WM29VM
This is a wooden pier that extends 960 feet into Old Tampa Bay. It has 6 benches along the sides, 5 fish cleaning stations and 7 bait tables. It has a shelter in the middle and a small fishing platform at it. It also has Taste Of Boston Restaurant and a bait shop.
Sit at the end of the pier, admire the striking view of downtown's skyline and watch the yachts sail by. During the day it can get a little crowded, but at night seeing the light glistening on the water is very pretty. It is open 24 hours a day for fishing.
Type of pier: Public
Parking is available: Yes
City of Tampa
Handicap Accessible: Yes
Fishing Regulations: Saltwater License
Web site: Not listed
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