Texas City Dike
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Texas City Dike:

Texas City Dike, Texas City and Galveston World's longest manmade (5 miles) fishing pier, part of Texas City's flood control system and haven for local fishermen, boaters, and water enthusiasts.

Texas City Dike extends five miles into Galveston Bay with 600 foot fishing pier beyond tip of dike. Pier offers the deepest water for pier fishing in the state where anglers often take speckled trout, redfish, flounder, and tarpon. Visitors also find beach, boat launching, and service facilities, bait, camping, and motel accommodations.


Gateway Visitor's Center, operated by Galveston County, offers information on events, accommodations, dining a of interest for Galveston County. At 1849 Gulf Freeway South (I-45), Exit 22.


US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District created a Wildlife Habitat and Wetland Restoration project oOn the northeast side of Texas City Dike in Galveston Bay, Texas City, Texas. For more information, please refer to the sites below:

Wildlife Habitats Fisheries Improvement Projects
http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/dots/budm/factsheets.cfm?Topic=Fish%20and%20Wildlife%20Habitats&Id=0 

Fisheries Improvement Projects
http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/dots/budm/factsheets.cfm?Topic=Fisheries%20Improvement&Id=0 

Beneficial Uses of Dredged Material
http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/dots/budm/budm.cfm

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