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Henderson Beach State Park

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Address: 17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541
Phone Number: 850-837-7550
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Beautiful Beach

Beautiful beach between Destin & Sandestin. Well maintained, with toilets and rinse showers. Much cleaner then many others due to the fact that there is no pier or bars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Dallas, TX, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach between Destin & Sandestin. Well maintained, with toilets and rinse showers. Much cleaner then many others due to the fact that there is no pier or bars.

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Carmel, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Clean and uncrowded. well managed. great water and sand. rest rooms and shelters are clean and well kept. we did a BBQ one afternoon and it was a big hit, a lot of fun. they have grills there to use, bring your own food and charcoal.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Clean, nice & quiet beach. They have some beautiful dunes out there. It's 6$ per car with 4 ( keep the receipt is good for 1day

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Ashburn, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A well run state park. A much more peaceful option tha other public parks or crowded beaches off highway. State parks charge less than $10 per car and offer ample parking, bathrooms, places to get clean, change clothes. At Henderson, you might get to see turtle nests, protected. Campground can be filled in a Summer. We enjoy Florida stated parks... More 

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Lufkin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed all of the beaches in the Destin area, this was just one of them. The water is a beautiful and clear. You can walk out at knee level for a long distance before reaching waist length water. Sand is beautiful powder white. We even saw dolphins off in the distance.

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Niceville, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great place for a family day. Lots of places to BBQ. Large parties and even weddings are held here. Has expanded in the last few years so if it has been awhile, come on back. Compared to other Destin beaches it is not nearly as crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I love Henderson Beach State Park. It is a beautiful beach area that is just free of billboards, condos and you can walk for a mile on a lovely beach. There are showers and a few covered picnic areas. There is a short nature walk through the scrub bushes and it is a little escape. I love the park because... More 

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Brandon, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Henderson Park Inn and got to experience the beauty of the park on a daily basis. It is by far our favorite beach in the Destin area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Wonderful beach but do remember to bring your own drinks and whatever you wish to consume. No bars or restaurants near by if you from the main entrance. Showers and restrooms can be found.

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Remember that oldie but goodie Beach Baby: beach baby beach baby, give me your hand, give me somethin' that i can remember.

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