Where Are The Destin Public Beach Access Points?

Those looking to fish or boat on the amazing Destin emerald-coast waters have plenty of options in the area renowned as the “world’s luckiest fishing village.” With 13 beach access points within the city limits of Destin, you’ll have lots of options for year-round water activities.

Here’s a run-down of the 13 public beach access points in Destin:

Barracuda Street Beach Access
Barracuda & Hwy 98 (Crystal Beach)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Barracuda Street Beach Access

Calhoun Beach Access
Scenic 98 (Restaurant Row)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Calhoun Beach Access

Crystal Beach Drive Beach Access
Crystal Beach Drive & Hwy 98 (Crystal Beach)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Crystal Beach Drive Beach Access

Henderson Beach State Park – Fee required.
17000 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 3254
(850) 837-7550
Hours: Open daily from 8:00 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.
Fees: $6 per vehicle, max. 8 people per vehicle. $4 for Single Occupant Vehicle. $2 for Pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of Annual Individual Entrance Pass.
Features: Parking area, pavilion, picnic area with tables, playground, boardwalk, nature trail, campgrounds, ADA accessible plus beach wheelchair availability.

Henderson Beach State Park

James Lee Park
3510 Scenic Hwy 98
Destin, FL 32541
(850) 689-5772
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Features: Free admission, beach swim area, 166 parking spaces, 3 pavilions, 41 picnic tables, 9 dune walkovers, playground, public beach access, public restrooms with changing rooms, showers.

James Lee Park

June White Decker Beach Park
1950 Scenic Hwy 98
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Features: Free admission, bike racks, parking area, public restrooms, adjacent to the Silver Seas Condominiums.

June White Decker Beach Park

Norriego Point Beach Access and Park
Gulf Shore Drive (Holiday Isle)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Features: Free admission.

Norriego Point Beach Access

O’Steen Beach Access
Gulf Shore Drive (Holiday Isle)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Dawn to Dusk

O'Steen Beach Access

Pompano Street Beach Access
Pompano Street & Hwy 98 (Crystal Beach)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Pompano Street Beach Access

Shirah Street Beach Access
Shirah Street & Hwy 98 (Crystal Beach)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dusk to Dawn

Shirah Street Beach Access

Shores at Crystal Beach Access and Park (Gulf Front)
2966 Scenic Highway 98
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk
Features: Free admission, parking area, pavilion, picnic tables, public restrooms, showers.

Shores at Crystal Beach Access

Silver Shells Beach Beach Accesses
7th Street & Scenic 98 (Restaurant Row)
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Daily, Dawn to Dusk

Silver Shells Beach

Tarpon Street Beach Access
Tarpon Street & Hwy 98
Destin, FL 32541
Hours: Dusk to Dawn

Tarpon Street Beach Access

When you’re looking to stay near one Destin beach access points, be sure and take a look at Sterling Shores and Sterling Sands, both of which will provide you with the perfect location and great convenience with nearby dining, attractions, golf, shopping, high-end amenities, and so much more.