The new fishing pier in Matlacha Park opened on January 29, 2021. This pier was originally built 50 years ago. As part of a reconstruction project, it closed in July, 2018. The existing pier was replaced. Benches, garbage cans, lighting, and cleaning stations were added. The cost of the project was $833,805.
The pier is located in Matlacha Park. It is 9 acres. The park is located at Matlacha Pass, Pine Island.