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Address: 17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
Phone Number: +1 850-837-7550
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Great preserve on a congested condo laden beachfront

State Park allows access to a great strip of white sand beach. Perfect for families and all. The picnic pavilions are a great retreat from the sun in the summer. Warning - The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Southaven, Mississippi
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Southaven, Mississippi
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

State Park allows access to a great strip of white sand beach. Perfect for families and all. The picnic pavilions are a great retreat from the sun in the summer. Warning - The wooden platforms have hard to see single step up from the walkway to the restrooms and the picnic table area. I am told falls and trip ups... More 

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Branson, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was so beautiful here. Well-maintained, clean, and not too crowded. We tried to go to several other beaches but we always ended up back at Henderson Beach State Park!

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

There are no words to describe the majestic beauty here. Come and lose yourself in the scenic views and rushing crashing sounds of the waves. We stopped for an hour and were swept away-- transported through a timeless place into bliss. We will be back to experience this feeling again. Next time I'll bring my chair, umbrella and hat so... More 

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Abbeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

$6 seemed like a lot to pay for an hour but the beach is part of a state park. The bathrooms were clean and showers were available to rinse sand off of your feet etc. There is another park west of here that is FREE and has the same amenities without a campground.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is so nice that Destin left some land to nature to enjoy and for the local wildlife. Walking trails and well maintained. Across street from shopping malls

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Havana, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park is one of the best in Florida!!! Bathrooms are very very clean and well thought out. There were walkways to the beach about .3 mile to the beach and just gorgeous The roads are al pave and well maintained. Just across the street is a large Walmart and yu can walk over there. Natural setting but close... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, there is always plenty of parking. You do have to pay a park fee to get in. There are restroom, camp spots, and picnic areas. The beach is always clean. It Doesn't matter what time of year you go, it will always be pretty!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came out to fly kites for Thanksgiving weekend. Beach was not busy, the wind was perfect, and the water was still warm. Very popular spot for weddings and photography.

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Destin this is the right beach. Plenty of room and great pavilions. The water is great and the beaches are the pure white you can't find at too many other places. I recommend this beach for all families.

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Batesville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This state park is our go to place to swim in the ocean when we visit Destin. It's always been clean and has the white sand beaches that Destin is famous for. Very affordable if you're staying somewhere that doesn't have private beach access.

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