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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  • October 4, 2017
    This was the first beach and ocean I have ever seen in my 27 years of life. It was the best one my boyfriend could have taken me to for my first. The sand was a beautiful white and so soft! You could ...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    You can be as busy as you desire, or you can check out and enjoy the peace. The sand and water is lovely  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    This beach was relatively uncrowded but the water had a lot of seaweed and we seemed to find some better beachfront by the Boardwalk that you didn't have to pay for.  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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