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Beautiful beach with restroom facilities!

This beach was gorgeous! Umbrella and chair rentals, bathrooms, and outdoor showers and playground... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Montgomery, Texas
via mobile
Great beach!!

Stopped by James Lee Park to spend day on beach and in water. Excellent choice! Close to bathrooms... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Scott I
Savannah, Tennessee
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3510 Scenic Highway 98, FL 32541-4726
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

This beach was gorgeous! Umbrella and chair rentals, bathrooms, and outdoor showers and playground for little ones. The Crab Trap restaurant is there and their food is delicious. So glad we chose this beach to visit on our vacation to Destin! This time of year...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank june0607
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Stopped by James Lee Park to spend day on beach and in water. Excellent choice! Close to bathrooms, clean, and not overly crowded. Only negative is the lack of parking. Too many golf carts from locals taking up the parking spaces for visitors. Suggest adding...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Scott I
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

James Lee Park is a great facility with wonderful views of the gulf, a children’s playground, and on beach bar, the Crab Trap restaurant, and other amenities. If it weren’t for the terrible parking situation, I would give this place five stars. If you want...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank KayGee62
Reviewed 23 November 2017

Convenient free parking. Beautiful clean beach with the softest pure white sand! And rhe Crab Trap Restaurant is right there too!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank firstofmany2015
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Perfect location. The water and beach are beautiful. All the beaches we visited are gorgeous but, this one was perfection!!!

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank judy177
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Sometimes you need good access to get to the beach. This is a great place. Come early, parking is limited, but the beach is spectacular. You can eat here as well.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Sherri M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Hung out here after eating at a nearby restaurant and came back another time to hang out at the beach. The water was great and sands perfect for sunbathing. There's also a bathhouse with outdoor showers. Parking looked full, but I didn't have a problem...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank StackyMaryland
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Great beach close to parking. They had showers to wash off but a line can form Get there early (before 10am) to get a parking spot. Wonderful white Destin sand and emerald sand. Good waves for body board

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank joewebb30
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You defiantly need to arrive between 9am and 10am for parking but so worth it! Just a few step to the ocean from the car that made it perfect to leave the cooler in the car and eat at the picnic tables. They have Restrooms...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Nice breaks off the beach today! The location has a bathroom adn two bench picnic areas just on the other side of the dunes. The beach on a Wed afternoon in June was not busy!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Robert T
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Joe G
5 August 2018|
Response from Joe G |
Nope, the lifeguards will give you a hard time..
21 June 2016|
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Response from Joy C | Reviewed this property |
All beaches require a leash, you may walk doge in Walton county,but you must buy a permit. No dogs are allowed at all on Okaloosa coumty beaches
21 June 2016|
Response from Joy C | Reviewed this property |
All beaches in Walton county require a leash. No dogs are allowed in Okaloosa county beaches