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Spencer Beach Park

Address: Highway 270, Waimea, Island of Hawaii, HI 96743
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Ranked #144 of 361 things to do in Waimea
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Napa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

....nice, secluded family beach next to Pu'ukohole Heiau...picnic tables under the trees for plenty of shade...showers & toilets are clean. Nice & relaxing.....spend an hour or spend the day! Plenty of parking.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Nice little spot with sandy shores and a calm flat bay. The facilities were clean and they had picnic areas and such around the park. Free to park and easy beach access. Great find!

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New Glarus, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This beach is equipped with grills, picnic tables, indoor and outdoor showers and flush toilets. It is protected by a reef and has a large shady and sunny beach. The water is safe and mostly has a sand bottom. Is not crowded and is quiet.

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PA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Next to a busy shipping harbor, murky water, larger waves then elsewhere. Skip it and drive around the corner to the best Hawaiian Shave Ice on the Island.

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Neuwied, Deutschland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

the Spencer Beach is nice to relax, not many people and good for swimming if on other beacher the waves are too high. the service area is also ok, and it is easy for parking. furthermore its only some 100 meters to see a historic place

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Woodbridge, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We stopped in at Spencer Beach Park on our way back from Kohalo Mountains trip to have a picnic lunch. The park has been cleaned up quite a bit over the last couple of years. The water is very calm here, and ideal for letting small children run around and just have fun. There were several families doing just that.... More 

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Queen Charlotte
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Don't come here for the beach! The water tends to be the murkiest on this coast, and the beach itself isn't too thrilling. It is, however, a good spot for a picnic after walking around the adjoining archaeological park.

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Kamuela. HI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Local style with lots of shade trees and whales jumping while you also may see snow on Mauna Kea. You can camp and bar- b-q here or have a party in the pavilion right on the Oceans' edge. Snorkeling is great seeing honu (turtles) the sea is calm and a good place for children to safely play and swim. You... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

the beach and picnic are nice, especially for smaller kids . a lot of large scale camping goes on at this park . the last time we were there , yesterday , all the restrooms and showere were blocked off and out of service. as a unsightly alternative they have brought in port a potties . no place to change... More 

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Papillion, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Scenic, picnic tables and grills available, shade available, lots of parking, free, and lifeguard. Not a bad deal for family :)

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