Henderson Beach State Park Cabins

Henderson Beach State Park
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Family-Friendly Wildlife Viewing at Henderson Beach State Park

Destin, Florida is home to a beautiful, accessible, and family-orientated state park. Whether you are a day visitor or staying in one of the nearby Henderson Beach State Park hotels, there is something for everyone to enjoy and experience. Try out geocaching, view local wildlife species, or head to the picnic and playground areas for outdoor family fun.

Best Hiking Trails in Henderson Beach State Park

Family-friendly and A.D.A accessible, Henderson Beach offers short hiking and wildlife viewing for all. Don't miss the nature trail and the bike ride to the beach.

  • 1. Nature Trail

    Enjoy a hike across coastal scrub and sand dunes on this 3.4 mile nature trail. Try to spot small reptile species along this easy, pet friendly route.

  • 2. Bicycle Paths

    Mountain bikers are welcome on paved areas, so visitors staying at one of the nearby Henderson Beach State Park cabins could bring a bike and ride to the beach.

  • 3. Shoreline Walk

    The scenic shoreline is a sight not to be missed while visiting Henderson Beach State Park. More than a mile of white sand makes for an inviting hike, especially when dolphins, sea turtles, and different species of fish are often spotted off-shore.

Great Places to Stay Near Henderson Beach State Park

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
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Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
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Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
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Best Family Activities in Henderson Beach State Park

As the name suggests, this state park is centered around the beach. It's a great place to spot wildlife, sunbathe and swim, or explore the shoreline, but don't miss out on the other opportunities and recreation on offer here.

  • 1. Geocaching

    visiting Henderson Beach State Park and looking for something different to do? Then geocaching could be the answer. It's a high-tech outdoor treasure hunt, where you hunt for caches. This state park is included in the Operation Recreation Geo Tour, so you can find out how many caches will be ticked off the list in this area.

  • 2. Swimming

    When conditions are right Henderson Beach is a great place for a swim. Test out the waters of the Gulf Of Mexico, relax on the sand, and look out for sightings of marine life, which will make the visit extra special. All-terrain beach wheelchairs make the beach accessible to all.

  • 3. Camping

    For all those wanting a night under canvas, rather than a stay in nearby Henderson Beach State Park cabins, there are 60 campsites available to book. Water, electric hook-ups, picnic tables and ground grills are provided, and with provisions just a short drive away, everything is there for an exciting camping trip.

  • 4. Wildlife Viewing

    For visitors interested in natural Florida this park is an ideal place to visit. Wading and shore birds and migrating birds and butterflies often visit, and there have been reports from the beach of dolphin and sea turtle sightings. Choose a quiet day to visit, and gopher tortoises, bobcats, and rabbits may be in sight.

Top Lodging Near Henderson Beach State Park

Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
from $198
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
from $354
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Apartment ∙ 6 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Destin, Okaloosa County, Florida, United States
from $281
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