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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Beautiful white sand & gorgeous emerald water

The beach was clean, white sand. The water was varying shades of emerald & teal. No seaweed to be... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Jacksonville, Florida

My nephew was married here last week. What a great venue. beautiful. The set up was great by the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Dallas, Texas
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“beautiful beach” (191 reviews)
“nature trail” (42 reviews)
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

The beach was clean, white sand. The water was varying shades of emerald & teal. No seaweed to be found. Lots of shells to collect! Not crowded. So enjoyable!

1  Thank Avsimmons
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My nephew was married here last week. What a great venue. beautiful. The set up was great by the park very efficient and organized. The food was catered by a local Mexican food place and was out of this world. I would recommend staying at...More

1  Thank LovelyLexi2010
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Beautiful beach!!! Destin has the most beautiful beaches I saw. It cost 3 dollars a person for all day!

1  Thank pamga64
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Staying in FWB area, our condo has beach service but our water was just not pretty this year- Mother Nature was not cooperating with us,so decide to take ride & checkout other areas in Destin. We stopped at HSP- it was absolutely beautiful. The water...More

Thank rsf85
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a beautiful beach with white sand and crystal clear ocean water. We packed up our cooler with snacks and were there all day and still didn't get enough of this beautiful place. Its a $6 fee but its so worth it. They have...More

Thank Beach48
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This is a Beautiful state park. It is built on the ocean and has changing rooms, outdoor showers, a playground and great walkways. The beach is meticulously maintained and all the park employees are very helpful and professional.

Thank Lisagtankersley
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

White sand beach, multiple picnic pavilions, grill, restrooms, outside shower area. Would definitely return. Just wish the playground area was shaved. It gets pretty hot. Beautiful beach.

Thank Mitzi O
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful, clean, well kept beach area. The lifeguards are friendly and helpful...Great times

Thank Karyn K
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Beautiful place no crowds, wardens at the shack were super nice and friendly Didn't get to stay long cuz of the storm moving in

Thank loudness9
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived early around 0830 to take pictures and it was absolutely beautiful. The beach was so clean and the water was crystal clear. They do a great job of keeping the park nice and clean. Definitely my favorite beach I can't wait to go...More

Thank Alma D
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Donna W
Can you reserve a pavilion for a private party?
20 June 2017|
Response from StarlightWitch | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can reserve them. The number to call is 850-269-1062 This information is found on Henderson Beach State Park website!
Chantay P
are dogs allowed?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Yogi A | Reviewed this property |
If it's a service dog then yes. A pet? They won't have it
Is there a place where we can rent bikes and ride around in the park?
12 April 2017|
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Response from storms01 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember seeing anything like that where we were.