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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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$6 to filter out some of the cheaper tourists in the area? No problem! Very nice beach and I have... read more

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PwrdbyM
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Beach Extraordinary

The Beach is awesome and not stuffed like a sardine can. You can choose a place, spread out and... read more

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cleojr61
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Greenfield, Ohio
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (236 reviews)
“nature trail” (58 reviews)
“entry fee” (46 reviews)
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17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
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+1 850-837-7550
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"beautiful beach"
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"nature trail"
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"covered picnic"
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"nice facilities"
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"public beach"
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"sugar white sand"
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"favorite beach"
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"small fee"
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Reviewed yesterday

$6 to filter out some of the cheaper tourists in the area? No problem! Very nice beach and I have no problem supporting the state park which is keeping at least some of the Destin area from becoming a mega tourist trap.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Beach is awesome and not stuffed like a sardine can. You can choose a place, spread out and catch some Sun and surf. We frequent this State Park to get our Destin fix, been to the rest go back to the best. The beach...More

Thank cleojr61
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Destin has some of the best beach property in the continental United States, and Henderson Beach State Park has prime access to the heart of it all! For the simple cost of admission to Florida's State Park system (~$6), you'll have a blast and thank...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Good beach for family. Has bathrooms and pavilion. Wasn't crowded. The parking is good also, close and convenient.

1  Thank johnsonpitbull2
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The camping area is very private and the beach is fabulous. was peaceful and we felt safe here On the down side the walk or rather hike to the beach was way to lengthy for a disabled person but the scenery on the trek was...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Love this park. Worth the $6.00 admission. Plenty of parking. Nice sized bathrooms to change and freshen up before going on beach or coming back to your car. They close bathrooms around 6pm so keep that in mind. Ramps go directly to the beach so...More

1  Thank blessedlife
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This area of beach is almost untouched by man. There are shells and trails throughout the facility and it had a very natural feel

Thank Lucas J
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had family photos here in the evening. White Sands. Beautiful water. Pavilions and public bathrooms available. Liked the natural surroundings.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the most beautiful beach I've been too. There is a small fee to visit, but totally worth it.

Thank Becca P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is amazing! Restrooms, showers, picnic tables, easy access to the beach! Beautiful water. If my preteen, and teen boys can have fun here, anyone can!

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general1975
16 July 2018|
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Response from Jonathan M | Reviewed this property |
I’ve never been camping there but I’ve been to Henderson beach park plenty of the times. Based on my experience of visiting the beach there (which is right next to the camping grounds) here’s what I think. Pros: Your... More
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Lauren G
7 July 2018|
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Response from nautifish | Reviewed this property |
Florida state parks close at sunset. Could be 7 or 8 pm, or earlier. Yes, you can be on the beach, but not parked in the park. Anyone can wonder in from either side.
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Macy0ung
5 July 2018|
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Response from Malinda W | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you can. They have fireworks at the boardwalk every Thursday, which is within 1/2 a mile.
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