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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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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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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Bluffton, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We hiked the first 1/2 mile of the Kalalau Trail to see the views of the beach and Napali. With a broken toe, I wasn't going any further. It's a good trail, well marked, well traveled, with beautiful views. Then we spent some time on the beach and it was gorgeous. Definitely a "must do!" Don't forget the sunscreen if... More 

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Germantown, Tennessee
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57 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
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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Princeville, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

My husband and I drove up to the Koke'e State Park Visitors Center today to ask about conditions of the Pihea Trail that starts at the Pu'u O Kila lookout. We got there today - Feb 19th - at about 3:50pm. The elderly gal at the cash register (whom we assumed was knowledgeable about trails and maybe even enthusiastic about... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We like to hike. I recommend you stop at the visitors center to get a trail map $3 . Bring plenty of water to drink and snacks. If you are not into hikes I suggest you drive up to see all the lookouts.

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Apex, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This park offers lots of hiking and lots of views. We went there on our trip to Waimea Canyon. We pulled of in many places to see the views. This is a must do on Kauai. There are some hike available, but some may be closed due to rain.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Awesome park has much to do. Hiking trails are great and scenic. waterfalls=yes,and lovely as well. picnic areas for lunch. outdoor enthusiasts =this is your paradise!

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california
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

WE drove to waimea canyon nd the end of the road. Great view of the napali coast from the end of the road. The kokee lodge is a farce. Very limited menu and very unappealing eating area.

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