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Port Arthur's Pleasure Island, an 18.5 mile long man-made body of land, extends from the mouth of the Neches River on the northwest to the Sabine Causeway on the southeast and is surrounded by Sabine Lake and the Sabine Neches Intracoastal Waterway.

Pleasure Island is a place of beauty.  Its hills, bluffs, and vistas of Sabine Lake are a delight and pleasure to those who visit.  Pleasure Island is where the fun begins!

Location | Points of Interest | Contact Information


Pleasure Island is located in Southeast Texas.  A part of the city of Port Arthur, Pleasure Island is surrounded by the Sabine Neches Waterway and Sabine Lake.


From Houston - E on I-10; E on Hwy 73; S on Hwy 82 across MLK Bridge to Pleasure Island
From Orange
- W on 73; S on Hwy 82 across MLK Bridge to Pleasure Island
From Beaumont
- S on 69; W on 73; S on Hwy 82 across MLK Bridge to Pleasure Island


Pleasure Island is surrounded by Sabine Lake on the east and the Sabine Neches Waterway (Intracoastal Canal) on the west and south.  The marina area is only accessible from Sabine Lake.  Consult current charts for details.  Entrance to Sabine Lake from the north is via the Thousand Foot Cut off the Sabine Neches Waterway; entrance from the south is via the Louisiana Causeway Bridge (monitoring Channel 13 and open from 5 a.m. until 9 p.m.).

Points of Interest on Pleasure Island

1 Wind Surfing Beach
2 North Levee Road (6 miles)
3 Palms at Pleasure Island Golf Course (under construction)
4 Mariner's Cove (private homes)
5 Bo'Sun's Landing (boat repair, fuel dock, pump-out station)
6 Saltwater Angler's League Headquarters
7 Texas Parks and Wildlife Building
8 Pleasure Island Marina
Boat Ramp and Fishing Pier
9 U. S. Coast Guard & Corps of Engineers
10 Pleasure Island Commission Office
Port Arthur Yacht Club
Pleasure Island Condominiums
11 Rental/Storage Area
12 Pleasure Island RV Park
Public Recreation Area and Boat Ramp
13 Disk Golf Course
14 South Levee Road (6 miles)
15 Lake Front Park
Fun Island Depot, Picnic Area, Volleyball
16 Bike Trail Begins (6 miles)
17 Jep's Emporium and Cajun Cabins
18 Future site of Trans-Global Solutions, Inc. docking facility
19 Lafitte's Landing (private homes)
20 S&G Causeway Bait and Tackle
Boat Ramp
21 Walter Umphrey State Park
Boat Ramp, Fishing Pier, RV Park

Contact Information

Pleasure Island Commission Office
Jimmy Dike, Director
520 Pleasure Pier Blvd.
Port Arthur, TX  77640

Phone:  409-982-4675
Fax:  409-982-8069
Director:  [email protected]
Webmaster:  [email protected]