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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Beach trip

Beautiful beach and not at all crowded. There is a daily fee of $6.00 but well worth it and you can... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Stephanie H
Philadelphia, Tennessee
via mobile
Perfect beach day!

We spent the day at this beach on our way to Disney. Perfect weather. Crystal clear water all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kettering, Ohio, United States
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“beautiful beach” (209 reviews)
“nature trail” (45 reviews)
“entry fee” (39 reviews)
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful beach and not at all crowded. There is a daily fee of $6.00 but well worth it and you can leave and re-enter as much as you want as long as you keep your receipt.

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We spent the day at this beach on our way to Disney. Perfect weather. Crystal clear water all the way out. Pretty little silver fish swimming around our toes. Clean white sand. Cloudless blue skies. Not much else you could ask for. This was not...More

Thank MrsReitz
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach, the camping, the walking trails, all super nice and clean too. Super friendly staff. We feel fortunate to find this place and will not hesitate to return!

Thank Don K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the park, but not for too long as we had places to be. It was so calm and peaceful, hardly anyone there. Very clean and beautiful view! Wish we had this at home!

Thank Mackenzieps
Reviewed 5 days ago

The water is a lovely green blue, the sand is pristine white, but alas if you are beach comber like me, there are no shells to be seen. Still a beach is a beach and I love that. The park charges $6/car or $2 for...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed in a hotel near the beach that was not oceanfront. We could've walked but didn't because we had too much "gear". The very short drive was no problem. There is plenty of parking, most unused because it was September. Henderson Beach was clean...More

Thank Nancy A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had heard about these sandy, white, clear water, beaches & always wanted to see them. Even after hurricane Irma you were still able to walk in clear water. The surprising part were the clear jelly fish on the beach & in the water. To...More

1  Thank luckyg215
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a beautiful very large beach. The water color was very beautiful. There were plenty of bath house / bathroom.

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We brought our kids here for a couple of hours. You do have to pay a couple bucks to come here and they only take cash. Pay attention to the color of the flags to see what the waves are like. The waves where pretty...More

1  Thank l0za71
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice beach, not too crowded. Reasonable entrance fee. Great for families. We attended a wedding there. It was a beautiful setting.

1  Thank NawlinsLady86
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8 August 2017|
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Response from JimmyD51961 | Reviewed this property |
Clear when we were there
25 July 2017|
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Response from Martha W | Reviewed this property |
If you walk in the main entrance where vehicles enter and pay, it seems possible that you may be asked to pay. If you enter elsewhere - like from the beach, no pay. It is beautiful. And no one appeared to be collecting on... More
20 July 2017|
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Response from jerry h | Reviewed this property |
theres showers outside to wash the salt water off