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Quite, Clean Campgrounds.. Not many people..

We chose this state park for camping during Christmas Break. It was quite and clean. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Richardson, Texas
Quiet, Clean, Beautiful!

Henderson Beach is the most beautiful stretch of beach in and around Destin. It being a state park... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Kathy S
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We chose this state park for camping during Christmas Break. It was quite and clean. Most of the occupants at the campgrounds were RV owners, with only a couple of camps, but it was all full. Campgrounds were clean and only a couple of minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Henderson Beach is the most beautiful stretch of beach in and around Destin. It being a state park it is well cared for and always pristine. Alcohol is prohibited and there is a minimal fee for parking, hence the clean beaches. LOL The park provides...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visit this area every chance I get. at least 4 times a year. over the years it has grown and grown and become so overcrowded. a short drive to Henderson Beach to welcome the waves will make you forget about all that noise around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank saucemonsters
Reviewed 6 days ago

The park and staff were really nice. We enjoyed our day there. We took pictures in the Garden and fished off the dock. They had nice restrooms throughout the park . It was a beautiful day for outside and the park was so fun and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

great spot!! only two things could improve on it: have a small area on the beach for campers with dogs, and sewer hookups. other than that...this place is heaven on earth!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank laurapS3415YY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We camped here our first night in Florida on our December 2018 vacation. We stayed in an RV spot with a tent. The bathrooms were very nice and the wifi there was very convenient without being intrusive into the park or the camping itself. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sid_and_Roxy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The trail was short and the kids park very basic. There isn't a leash free area for dogs. The kids area is small and uninteresting and a drab colour.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this beach! It’s always clean and beautiful. The park rangers are first class. If you want to see a perfect sunset, come here!

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank aos1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very helpful staff. Offered a beach wheelchair for my mother. Clean and more clean. Lots of options - beach or under a pavilion.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Tripgoer2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a few hours while waiting to check into our rental house. So we showed up here and put on our beachwear and sat in the soft sand. Changing areas and rinsing showers are available (as is a soda machine). No commercial businesses nearby...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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14 January 2019|
Response from 16rictik | Reviewed this property |
There are just rinse off showers there oh, yes you can bring your umbrellas and chairs no there are not any restaurants yes you can bring coolers and compared to Saint Andrews there's no pass just Beach
Karen E
17 September 2018|
Response from EJLTBL | Reviewed this property |
You can go to “myfwc” which is Florida wildlife conservation. It had an area with red tide map. Just click on it & it will show you what you want to know. Also you can call the state park.
Luther B
7 August 2018|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
While we were on the beach we did see several surf fishers (standing waist deep).