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Beautiful & Quiet

My husband & I stopped here because we wanted to see what sort of beach access was here for my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jamie F
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Family Walk on the Beach

Unfortunately, our trip was just before a storm, but Henderson Park made it possible to walk along... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joy B
Buffalo, Missouri, United States
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17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband & I stopped here because we wanted to see what sort of beach access was here for my mother-in-law who was using a walker. Yes it coat ro get in ($6) but it was a gorgeous beach. Sparkling sand & water. There are...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, our trip was just before a storm, but Henderson Park made it possible to walk along the coast and watched the grandchildren chase the waves back and forth without diving in the yellow flag day. It was beautiful, nice picnic area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love this place. The water is always amazing there is usually not to many people on the beach. The bathroom are big an they have pop machines out there also. It good place to go with kids.

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Still smarting from the fact that pets are not allowed on any of the beaches in the Destin area, we coughed up the $6 entrance fee and took our pet to Henderson Beach State Park to hike the nature trail. It is about a 3/4...More

1  Thank grnnyflnf
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't book during hurricane season or anytime. If you have issues don't try to contact a manager. They won't return calls.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1.3 miles of beach for walking, swimming and enjoying natural dunes. Convenient pavilions and restrroms, plus some rentals available.

1  Thank NWA-Jay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest beaches I have ever been to. The water is clear blue, the sand is white and powdery, it's clean and not too crowded. You do have to pay $6 to get in, but it is well worth it.

2  Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on our July 4th vacation and the breach is amazing. They have picnic areas as well as restrooms. This is an alcohol free beach unfortunately. Great for families.

1  Thank CHRIS S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Destin planning on spending our beach time at Henderson Beach State Park. On the days we went there were red flags, which I thought meant you can go in the water up to your knees. But we weren't allowed in at all....More

1  Thank Audrey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the park and the campground, but this is the most restrictive place I have been yet. You can only fish in certain areas. If they put up the double red flags they will kick you out of the water, It was double red...More

1  Thank matt d
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Karen E
16 September 2018|
Response from EJLTBL | Reviewed this property |
You can go to “myfwc” which is Florida wildlife conservation. It had an area with red tide map. Just click on it & it will show you what you want to know. Also you can call the state park.
Luther B
6 August 2018|
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Response from Sandra M | Reviewed this property |
While we were on the beach we did see several surf fishers (standing waist deep).
Jennifer S
4 August 2018|
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Response from Malinda W | Reviewed this property |
I did not see any kayaks at Henderson Beach.