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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 and gorgeous water

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Brandon, Mississippi
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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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Helsinki, Finland
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
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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Leesville, Louisiana
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The park has nice facilities including bathroom with showers. The beach is awsome and is pretty quite. You have to pay to get in but worth it.

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Baker, Florida
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Great place to camp - very clean bath houses, very friendly staff every time that we have been there. Tent camping is great from October to April - from May to September an AC unit in a camper is recommended. We have done both. Spots are large with picnic tables and lots of privacy. However there is a long walk... More 

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Magnolia, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful beach. Clean, not very populated, quiet. Cost is $6/day and the beach is beautifully maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We love Henderson! Same beautiful gulf view... squeaky clean white quartz sand... but more sea oats and natural vegetation. Plenty of parking- no need to arrive at 9am to secure a parking spot. And easier to find a spot on the sand without people a foot away in every direction. Your kids won't be surrounded by a bunch of beer... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

the best 5 dollars i spent in Destin. You don't find to fight crowd or parking. The beach is clean is full of ghost crabs.

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Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We are local and have used this park to go to the beach and also camped here. Great experience and facilities. The facilities are kept clean and maintained.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We visit Henderson park every time we are in Destin so we can walk our dog on their challenging path. It is a mix of sand, dirt and grass and dogs are allowed. It does have quite an elevation change so not for the faint hearted..especially in heat. Park is always clean and well maintained. Great job to the Parks... More 

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