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Address: Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
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Activities: Birdwatching, Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Viewing foliage
Description: A beautiful state park encompassing 4345 acres and containing 45 miles of...
A beautiful state park encompassing 4345 acres and containing 45 miles of scenic trails.
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Nice visitor center, great trails

The visitor center has a good display of local history, the lodge has a dining room for those who did not bring food, there are cabins available for rental, and nice picnic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Sunnyvale, California
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Sunnyvale, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The visitor center has a good display of local history, the lodge has a dining room for those who did not bring food, there are cabins available for rental, and nice picnic facilities. However the star of the show is the extensive network of trails. Get a good map and plan to spend days being awed by the variety of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The hiking is beautiful, but challenging! The trail to the swamp was muddy and slippery, the hikes to the water falls are a lot of up and down, but the water falls are beautiful!

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The family and I did not do the hike, but took in the view from The Puu o Kila lookout and were blown away by the Vista. It is the reason you come to Kauai and even my hard to impress kids were blown away.

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We spent an enjoyable day visiting the West side of Kauai from our location on the South Shore in Poipu. We made stops along the way, enjoying the beautiful vistas.

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Santa Barbara, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Koke'e State Park is very peaceful. Beautiful surroundings and very good tent camping and hiking. The nature center is also worth stopping at while visiting Waimea Canyon.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Nice area to walk and beautiful views along the beach. We did not snorkel there which is supposed to be the attraction. A little too busy for us but still worth a visit.

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SLC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

If you go to Kauai you really must drive up Waimea Canyon and look at the views. It is a beautiful place. we were lucky and had unobstructed views, which is not always the case as there is frequent rain here. You can see beautiful valley's and the Napali Coast.

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Germantown, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My wife and I were here on an absolutely gorgeous Tuesday in January 2015 (13 Jan). We were enjoying being able to take our time and thoroughly enjoy Waimea Canyon and this state park. We were so thrilled to be able to take numerous photographs of the gorgeous, incredible panoramic views of the Kalalau Valley from both the Kalalau Lookout... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I go to Hawaii about twice a year and each time I go we visit this park because of the sites. It's beautiful, very relaxing, and the perfect picture spot. I love it here and can't wait to go back in May!!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My favorite overlook was the Kalalau Lookout. It is amazing to look down into the valley and watch the clouds form and rise up the hillside. I didn't stop at all of the lookouts but there is some great scenery here and if you are driving up through Waimea Canyon, you should continue on to Koke'e State Park.

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Address: Address: Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Kauai  >  Kekaha

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