james lee beach park in Destin, florida

James Lee Park

James Lee Park Beach is located on the border of Miramar and Destin. Often referred to as The Crab Trap Beach, this is one of the largest Public Beach Access points in Destin. There’s lots of parking and great facilities. 

When the kids need a break from the water, there is a playground to help get out all that energy. Bring the family and make it a day at James Lee Park in Destin!


There are nine dune walkovers, three pavilions, and 41 picnic tables. Additional on-site facilities include restrooms with changing areas, a playground, ADA accessible walkovers, bike racks, and a restaurant.


Located at 3500 Scenic Highway 98, Destin, FL, 32541. Near the Crab Trap Restaurant.

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Traffic is one-way and is routed east. There are a total of 160 parking spaces, which includes five handicap spots