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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 sands and blue-green waves

We loved our day at this beach. Not overcrowded and family-friendly. Couldn't find bathrooms, maybe... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sherry B
via mobile
Nice Beach

We went to this park while waiting on our hotel room. The park and beach are both beautiful, but be... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TomKat1115
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Tallahassee, Florida
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“beautiful beach” (183 reviews)
“nature trail” (41 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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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We loved our day at this beach. Not overcrowded and family-friendly. Couldn't find bathrooms, maybe they were further down from where we parked, but otherwise perfect. $6/car with up to 8 occupants but well worth it.

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to this park while waiting on our hotel room. The park and beach are both beautiful, but be prepared to pay $6.00 per car. Nice place for picnics or just a day at the beach

Thank TomKat1115
Reviewed 2 days ago

I would recommend going here to enjoy the beach of Destin. This spot isn't as crowded. It has restrooms;and showers to wash off before getting back in the vehicle.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The beach cost $6 to enter. There were restrooms and a covered area with picnic tables. Once you get past the dunes, it's just beach. No place to buy a drink or food or rent chairs.

Thank Amanda F
Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is very clean , beautiful white sand and the water is so gorgeous. We had such a wonderful time , just relaxing and listening to the water and birds sing.

Thank Stevenallen K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was a great stop on our beach vacation. Be aware that you do have to pay to enter, however there are no spring breakers or college kids partying here.

Thank Jenniferleigh95
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beach is clean and not very crowded. Right next to the Surf Bar that has drinks and lite fare. Nice. Bathrooms were clean and accessible. Parking is ample. Several large pavilions.

1  Thank Dennis T
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love all the beaches in Destin. Henderson has easy access and tons of parking which is not the case for many of the beaches. Pristine clear water and sugar white sand!!!! What more could you ask for?

Thank Nathan H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Nice park staff, campgrounds beautifully maintained ... looks just like the online photos. Unfortunately the site is located between condos, a major, very busy highway and a military air base with flights all day long into the night. We had to sleep with earplugs and...More

Thank Ted A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful, preserved, quiet beach. This state park sits right on the beach. It offers restroom facilities and picnic areas. Plenty of room to walk, play, and swim. There is a daily parking fee of $6, free to go in and out throughout the day though...More

Thank Megan F
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Chantay P
are dogs allowed?
27 May 2017|
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Response from Eric M | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed at Henderson Beach State Park Campground and trails for no additional fee, but they must be kept on a leash no longer than 6 feet when outside your vehicle, and properly cleaned up after. Dogs areallowed at... More
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paigeschatzman
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.
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William L
Are you allowed to surf fish?
2 March 2017|
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Response from Outlaw2016 | Reviewed this property |
believe so.
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