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Henderson Beach State Park, Destin

(4.7/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
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. To visit Henderson Beach State Park and other attractions in Destin, use our Destin trip itinerary planner.
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  • The beaches were very clean and peaceful, very relaxing , calm waves and plenty of sunshine. Able to hear your partner thoughts and feel the romantic. 
  • First, I should let the readers know that we have lived here for 14 years so this is a "locals" point of view. We much prefer the State Parks to any of the free public beaches. Henderson is centrally ...  more »
  • Gorgeous beaches, easy access and simple clean up! Playground for the kids, restrooms, everything you need! Just bring sunscreen, lunch, cooler and you are set!!