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Address: Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
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Activities: Hiking, Viewing wildlife, Viewing foliage, Birdwatching
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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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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

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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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

You have to time the weather to take full advantage of what the Koke'e State Park has to offer. We were going to do some hikes but it was clouded in and raining for most of the morning so we turned around and hiked into the Waimea Canyon which was clear and sunny. Next time we're in Kauai, we are... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Kokee State Park is a bit of a drive and not necessarily in the direction most people go. For years, I'd come to Kauai and my first thought would be to do Hanakapiai Falls to get those great Napali Coast photographs, but I'd never thought to walk along the ridgelines that make those cliffs you see so beautiful. All that... More 

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Houston, Texas
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

After you visit Waimea Canyon, continue up the road and enter Koke'e State Park. There is a small museum and nice meadow area to picnic in. After you visit the museum, continue up the road to the Kalalua Valley Overlook - beautiul views! (Mile Marker 18) Then continue on up to the end of the road to the final and... More 

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