Beach Information


The City of Destin has beautiful beach parks as well as one county beach park and a state beach park. Below is a list of the public beach parks, amenities and beach trails.

June White Decker Beach Park (approximately .29 acres, over 70 parking spaces, showers and restrooms).  


Norreigo Point Beach Park (approximately 9.27 acres, 27 parking spaces, showers and overlooks the east pass, restrooms coming soon). 


Shore at Crystal Beach Park (approximately 65 feet, 9 parking spaces, restrooms, showers and a covered picnic area).


Henderson Beach is a state park that boasts over a mile of beach that charges a daily admission fee. The park has over 300 parking spaces, beach wheelchairs, covered picnic pavilions, restroom facilities, grills, accessible campsites and parking. Call 850.837.7550 for more information. 

James Lee Park is a county beach park with over a quarter of a mile of beach near the Walton/Okaloosa County line. This park has 3 pavilions, 41 picnic tables, 9 dune walkovers, a playground, restrooms with changing rooms, showers and over 100 parking spaces. Call 850.689.5772 for more information.

Public Beach Parks and Trails Map


Beach Trails

Per city ordinance, items left on the beach overnight at the beach trails will be removed by city staff. 
The city has a Leave No Trace initiative. Please help us preserve our little piece of paradise by kindly removing all items that you brought with you, future generations are depending on you. Thank you for your help to protect our beautiful Emerald Coast.

Learn more about Okaloosa County beach rules and information, including beach flags/safety, rip currents and sea turtle protection. For additional beach safety tips and information regarding lifeguards, visit To request a beach wheelchair, call the Destin Fire Control District at (850) 837-8413.

To see the current beach flag, visit the Destin Beach Safety Facebook Page. Destin beach flags are managed by the Destin Fire Control District. 

Also, see the city's

Frequently Asked Questions. (Pets, Fires, Fireworks, Glass, Littering and Vehicles are NOT ALLOWED on the beaches). Please do not block beach trails.

Public Event Information (Beach Weddings, Permits, Marriage Licenses, Etc.)