Henderson Beach State Park, Destin

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Powdery white sands and clear emerald-green waters make Henderson Beach State Park a secluded gem on the Gulf of Mexico. Swimming, sunbathing, and fishing are the most common activities, and 60 campsites provide safe environment for grilling and nature activities. You'll have access to outdoor showers, restrooms, electricity, and a shaded playground. Head to the hiking trail through the dunes to see more of the park and snap photos, or ask for a guided tour. Add Henderson Beach State Park and other attractions to your Destin trip itinerary using our Destin online trip maker .
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  • Loved the secluded feel of the beach. Nice facilities, lots of photo shoots and a couple of weddings were going on during our visit. Seems to be the perfect place  more »
  • This state park is beautiful. There is a nature trail that winds through the dunes and vegetation. There are beautiful views of the water and pavilions for picnicing. There is an admission fee of $6 b...  more »
  • I go here a lot and whether its slow or busy time of year it always take a long time to get in the park. There is no urgency whatsoever by staff to get people in. Even when they have 2 lanes open they...  more »

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Most of Destin’s vacation accommodations are hotels, motels, and high-rise condominiums. For a luxury vacation stay, you can find a number of large houses located along the coast. Not only do these properties boast superb sea views, but many are within easy walking distance of the beach and some of the city’s best restaurants and bars. Pitch a tent at a local campsite to save a few dollars and take advantage of the Emerald Coast’s mild weather.
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