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“Just a beautiful place”

Henderson Beach State Park
Ranked #1 of 69 things to do in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Reviewed August 16, 2013

Beaches like you dream they should be..natural and clean..great facility. Beautiful white sands and not too crowded or commercialized. What you want all Florida beaches to be.

1  Thank donnaterry
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

We stay here at the stae park every year and love this beach area. It isn't crowded usually here and that is a Hugh plus for us. It is somewhat difficult to get reservations here every year because more and more people seem to have discovered this paradise.This is a beautiful state park with nice restroom facilities. Wish we had discovered this park years before we did as we stayed at the Holiday Inn on the beach ( recently torn down) and it ost hundreds of dollars a night. The only negative is there is no sewerage hookups for your motor homes or travel trailers but their is a dump station located not too far from the campgrounds. Our children are grown up now with children of their own and our grandson came with his parents to have fun with us at the beach.

1  Thank AttyVette
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

Whenever we travel to Destin we have to make a stop into Henderson. We got married there almost 8 years ago so it is very special to us. The beach is clean and pristine and rarely crowded on week days. Weekends are much busier especially during summer season.

1  Thank SGIBound
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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We visited Henderson Beach State Park on Sat. Aug 10. The beach is beautiful, very clean and was not very crowded between 10AM-12PM. There is a fee of $6/car, but there is access to outside showers, bathrooms, picnic areas and grills. We wanted to visit the beach one last time after checking out of our hotel, but before leaving Destin. So, because we didn't want to have to travel in wet clothes, the bathroom access was perfect. Also, visitors are allowed re-entry all day with the $6 admission receipt.

We will certainly be back to Destin and will likely visit Henderson Beach State Park again.

1  Thank laurenwil
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Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

You have up pay $6 per carload but its so worth it. The restrooms are clean & the picnic areas have electric plugs, if needed. Nice beach to go to, not as crowded as the other public beaches. Definitely worth coming to spend the whole day to picnic & relax at the beach .

1  Thank Nina_Texa
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