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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Beach Paradise

Beautiful beach with very little crowds. Plenty of space and quiet. Sand is white and beaches were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Like the Bahamas

Clean white sand .... clear clean water. We stayed next-door at the Henderson which I would also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ft.Myers, Fl.
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  • Average3%
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“beautiful beach” (213 reviews)
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“nature trail” (48 reviews)
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with very little crowds. Plenty of space and quiet. Sand is white and beaches were clean. Best $6 I've spent in a while. Staff was very friendly.

Thank markrL6268LW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean white sand .... clear clean water. We stayed next-door at the Henderson which I would also recommend. I would also recommend going during the week. Unfortunately Florida is so overbuilt it is very busy and difficult to get around but the beach Here is...More

Thank Ft_Myers_Fl_BigBill
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most gorgeous beaches in the area. It was very busy the day we visited but, everyone seemed to have their own personal spaces. Very clean with nice pavilions for picnics and nice clean bathrooms for changing.

Thank judy177
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent a day at the Beach. VERY nice. Good resources. Nice facilities. The shelter houses (which we didn't use) looked very nice. Also had a campground.

Thank batesvillebuck
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best ways to experience the beach in this area. For a small access fee, you can bring your own chair and/or blanket, umbrella, and other necessities and sit on a nearly empty beach. Ample parking and modern, clean restrooms.

Thank TNbeachbum75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite beaches in the world. Perfectly white sand. Blue blue water. Love it! Plenty of wide open space. Changing area. Showers. Picnic pavilion

Thank Darlyne J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a pretty place, not crowded out, and CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN!!! Nice pavilions and bathrooms. Only complaint is they don't offer week passes and I wish they opened earlier than 8 am. Only daily and yearly passes available. It's only $6 to get in though....More

Thank Kheather507
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are staying on ocean but came here because its less crowded. the place is beautiful!! No trash cans on beach. Didn't like that. I'm assuming it was by bathrooms.

Thank libby2647111
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit to see natural sand dunes and a beautiful beach. Picnic and bathroom facilities are available.Handicap accessible.

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sand is so soft and the water is stunning! We walked about a mile and every inch of the beach is gorgeous! Nice and open space from the dunes to the water too.

Thank Caroline M
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8 August 2017|
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Response from JimmyD51961 | Reviewed this property |
Clear when we were there
26 July 2017|
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Response from Martha W | Reviewed this property |
If you walk in the main entrance where vehicles enter and pay, it seems possible that you may be asked to pay. If you enter elsewhere - like from the beach, no pay. It is beautiful. And no one appeared to be collecting on... More
20 July 2017|
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Response from jerry h | Reviewed this property |
theres showers outside to wash the salt water off