Beach Information


There are 13 beach access points within the city limits of Destin. Eleven are city-owned facilities, one site is owned by the county and one site is owned by the state. Parking is limited at the city beach access points and many only provide access to the beach.

Per city ordinance, items left on the beach overnight at the beach access points will be removed by city staff and kept for approximately one week at the city's Public Services Maintenance Yard located at 3949 Commons Dr. Appointments can be made to retrieve items by calling (850) 837-4242. The city is not responsible for lost or damaged items.

Beach Access Points

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 and fires are NOT ALLOWED on the beaches.)

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