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“Beautiful!”

Henderson Beach State Park
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
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KS
Level 5 Contributor
96 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Beautiful!”
Reviewed June 26, 2013

This location is an excellent place to enjoy the gorgeous beaches of Destin. It is $6 per car and you can come and go until sunset. There is plenty of parking, restrooms, showers and vending machices (pop). The beach was not as crowded as some of the others in the area.

Visited June 2013
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Opelousas, Louisiana
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Family friendly”
Reviewed June 25, 2013

Second year camping in 5th wheel! Sites are private and we were unable to hear our neighbors. Complementary WiFi was added this year with connection only in very clean bath house. Their is a washer / dryer right outside the bath house for only $2.00 a load. Tv caught stations by RV tv antenna which was nice. The beach is private to campers, day use has separate area. DESTIN has the most beautiful beaches in the world! White sand, no seaweed, and calm waters this year week of June 18th. The only downside, must make reservations 11 months in advance, no beach view from campsite, and long walk to beach but completely handicap assessable by wheelchair. We brought a shade tent with dog metal stakes to tie down on the beach to avoid sunburn! Also Walmart is across the street with prices same as home! If your a camper you will not be disappointed. This is the most inexpensive sites around!

Visited June 2013
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Dallas
Level 5 Contributor
52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Best beach”
Reviewed June 22, 2013

There is a fee but well worth it. White sand and very clean, safe, not crowded at all. We actually came back several times during our stay. Beautiful, you have to see it to believe it.

Visited June 2013
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Houston, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“squeeky sand beach”
Reviewed June 21, 2013

Loved the white sand and beautiful clear water. For $6.00 per car you could park near the sand dunes, have bath room access with showers, and there were very few people on the beach. We went around 6:00 in the afternoon, very few people around but felt safe, watched 2 beach wedding, and enjoyed a quiet sunset. The sand was so clean it squeaked when you walked, it was cool to the touch, and it didn't stick to you as much as the sand back home. There were not many shells on the beach, but it made it more enjoyable to walk in bare feet. The state park was very well maintained and it was nice that you could go to one of the covered areas to get out of the sun if you got too hot. Next time I come to Destin I will definitely be returning to Henderson Beach!

Visited June 2013
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Denver, Colorado
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“$6 per car beach access is great for families”
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Everything to make the family trip to the beach perfect. Picnic shelters, parking, beach access, showers, ice, 50 yard boardwalk over the sand dunes to the beach front.

Visited June 2013
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