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Henderson Beach State Park

17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Nature Walk With My Dogs

Wanted to take a nice walk with my two dogs and found this place. Area is about a mile (on leash... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue S
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
via mobile
Beautiful but disappointed

We were looking forward to a special dinner because of the high rating here on TA. The view was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ruthie M
Richardson, Texas
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (218 reviews)
“nature trail” (47 reviews)
“clean restrooms” (51 reviews)
17000 Emerald Coast Pkwy, Destin, FL 32541-3343
+1 850-837-7550
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wanted to take a nice walk with my two dogs and found this place. Area is about a mile (on leash) through really lovely dunes and vegetation. Scenery was so pretty and the hills gave us all a nice little workout. Can’t take the dogs...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were looking forward to a special dinner because of the high rating here on TA. The view was beautiful and the Inn was very pretty and comfortable. But, the pecan crusted grouper was not good and the pork chop was dry. The brussel sprouts...More

Thank Ruthie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning beaches and beautiful shores. I am saddened I visited the week is was cold, but nevertheless I still enjoyed the beauty of this area. Luckily the water was still warm to walk along the shore!

Thank Glcoleman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if you are looking for a quiet time with white sands and crystal clear water, then this is the place to be. i absolutely lovedd my time here. the water was so clear that you could see fishes all around you. initially i was scared...More

Thank Ashma B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed next to Henderson beach. The beach was clean with very few people on it. Took a beach walk down it from one end to the other every day. Nothing else to do in the park except be on the beach, fish, swim, or if...More

Thank a l
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, large sites for camping. Clean and spacious bath house. Beautiful uncrowded white sand beach that you can walk to from campsite.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting in the Destin area we wanted to do a little hiking, and the Henderson Beach Park was suggested for sand dune hiking. What a beautiful area and the short hiking trail was perfect for our four grandchildren. The trail is well marked and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really difficult...it is up there with the most beautiful beaches I have ever been on (and I’ve been on a lot between Asia, Australia, North and South America and Europe!) but it’s just sad that the Florida State Park regulations pretty much suck...More

Thank ZephyrFox
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is close to the highway so there was highway noise on the nature walk but it was still very lovely. It is a loop trail about 1 mile long. The beach was lovely as was walking on the squeaky sand. Very nice.

Thank Cindy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The park is worth the price to enter. Nature trail and info; beaches that are a less crowded than the public access beaches. Nice pavilions and parking. Thanks for preserving a small slice of the natural Florida panhandle

Thank ChefJekyll
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5 December 2017|
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Response from MKTBE | Reviewed this property |
We visited about a week ago - Absolutely pristine and beautiful. Perfect for a winter holiday!
8 August 2017|
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Response from JimmyD51961 | Reviewed this property |
Clear when we were there
26 July 2017|
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Response from Martha W | Reviewed this property |
If you walk in the main entrance where vehicles enter and pay, it seems possible that you may be asked to pay. If you enter elsewhere - like from the beach, no pay. It is beautiful. And no one appeared to be collecting on... More