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Texas City Dike2020-09-26T07:59:36-05:00
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Texas City Dike

Dike Road, Texas City, TX (Directions)

About

The Texas City Dike projects 5.3 miles into Galveston Bay and is a popular fishing and birding location.  The Texas State Legislature authorized the construction of the dike in 1935 and ceded ownership to the City of Texas City.  Today, the City promotes it as “the longest man-made fishing pier in the world”.

Hours

  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours
  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
Hours are subject to change.

General

  • 5.3 Miles Long
  • Boat Ramps
  • Picnic Areas
  • Beaches

Admission

  • $10 per vehicle for non-residents
  • Free to Texas City residents with a sticker.
Fishing Poles at Texas City Dike

Fishing

Most people simply pull off to the side of the road at their favorite spot, however, their are fishing piers that extend out over the water.  Popular catches include speckled trout, redfish, sheepshead, and flounder.

Boat Ramp at the Texas City Dike

Boat Ramps

Multiple boat ramps are available with ample parking.

First Lady Pavilion at Texas City Dike

The First Lady Pavilion

The pavilion is available for rent from the City of Texas City.

Picnic Area at Texas City Dike

Picnic Areas

There are 10 picnic areas available.

Recent Photos

Texas City Dike

‘Will You Be Mine’ won 1st Place in the 2018 Week 3 FeatherFest Photo Contest.

Texas City Dike

‘First Date’ won Honorable Mention in the 2020 Week 3 Photo Contest.

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