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James Lee Park

3510 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4726
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Great beach!!

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Scott I
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Savannah, Tennessee
It would be five stars if it weren’t for the parking

James Lee Park is a great facility with wonderful views of the gulf, a children’s playground, and... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
KayGee62
,
Austell, GA
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  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
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“the crab trap” (3 reviews)
“great beach” (4 reviews)
“pavilions” (4 reviews)
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3510 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL 32541-4726
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Scott I
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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

3  Thank KayGee62
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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!

Thank firstofmany2015
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

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

1  Thank judy177
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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.

Thank Sherri M
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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

1  Thank StackyMaryland
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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

Thank joewebb30
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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

Thank Jennifer W
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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!

Thank Robert T
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

This is a beautiful Park/Beach. There is free parking (around 166 parking spaces) It also has showers, public restrooms and three pavilions with 41 picnic tables. There are some rules that you have to follow to keep the beach clean and safe and to make...More

1  Thank SaraAntonLargo
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Bill J
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
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Bill J
21 June 2016|
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Response from Joy C | Reviewed this property |
All beaches in Walton county require a leash. No dogs are allowed in Okaloosa county beaches
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