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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Always Beautiful!

First off, there is always plenty of parking. You do have to pay a park fee to get in. There are... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
Northern O
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Fantastic Beach

Came out to fly kites for Thanksgiving weekend. Beach was not busy, the wind was perfect, and the... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2016
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“beautiful beach” (207 reviews)
“nature trail” (42 reviews)
“entry fee” (37 reviews)
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

First off, there is always plenty of parking. You do have to pay a park fee to get in. There are restroom, camp spots, and picnic areas. The beach is always clean. It Doesn't matter what time of year you go, it will always be...More

1  Thank Northern O
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Came out to fly kites for Thanksgiving weekend. Beach was not busy, the wind was perfect, and the water was still warm. Very popular spot for weddings and photography.

Thank AmberAmazine
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

If you are in Destin this is the right beach. Plenty of room and great pavilions. The water is great and the beaches are the pure white you can't find at too many other places. I recommend this beach for all families.

Thank bo42261
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This state park is our go to place to swim in the ocean when we visit Destin. It's always been clean and has the white sand beaches that Destin is famous for. Very affordable if you're staying somewhere that doesn't have private beach access.

Thank Joey M
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We come here every time we visit Destin because it's such an amazing public beach Few places like it anywhere. Pristine sand. Not too crowded when we've gone, but it probably gets packed at certain times.

Thank MBFLY1-2-3
Reviewed 25 November 2016

In the middle of busy Destin this is not crowded and is a gorgeous beach and park. We loved the nature trail which wound through the dunes and highlighted the natural setting..

Thank cyerkes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Its not hard to find at all. Right across the street from Walmart, only $6 to get in. Hold onto the recipe and you can leave and re-enter until the park closes for the day. The beach was very clean and obviously gorgeous. White sandy...More

1  Thank Johnna M
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Wow! This is a great campground! The layout and campsite features are the best we've found after a year of RV camping. The sites are pebbled and private. If the sites had sewer connections, this place would be nearly perfect. The bath house we used...More

1  Thank 2Birdsfishnfrogs
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This beach was beautiful. The sand is so soft like sugar. We loved it! We normally don't spend that much time actually in the ocean. Here we were in it everyday.... can't wait to go back. It was busy but very clean!

Thank suzfoss
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful stretch of beach that has clean bathrooms, beautiful scenery, walking trails, nature trails, a park and plenty of parking space!

Thank Suzy M
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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