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Mauna Kea State Recreation Area

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Mauna Kea State Recreation Area

129 Reviews
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Exploring Hawaii’s Big Island can be a big undertaking, but it doesn’t have to be. Avoid the stress of planning out all the details with this guided tour that includes round-trip transport, lunch, snacks, and bottled water for your convenience. Because there’s minimal walking distance during this tour, it’s perfect for people of all ages and fitness levels. Plus, if the weather gets dreary, rain gear is provided to keep you dry.
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We've seen many sunsets along our travels and this was the most unique. Light clouds above and below the sunset which reflected the colors of the sunset amazingly. Since we were there in Feb there was snow at the top (and about 30F degrees). We were fortunate to have a 4 wheel
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We had a beautiful exceptional sunset at Mauna Kea Sate Recreation Area. It was breathtaking. The allitude to go all the way to the top was not good for elderly people and there are signs posted everywhere and onlyl 4 wheel drive vehicles were allowed to drive to the top.
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I'm sorry I never stopped here more often as it is a halfway point between the west and east sides of the island. The bathroom is nice and the parking is plentiful. There are playgrounds for kids. Since it is up on the mountain it is refreshingly cool there as opposed to the
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Since the summit was still closed due to protestors, we stopped here for a picnic dinner and to use the bathrooms. Nice rest stop, with playground, picnic tables etc
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The rest area was was quiet pleasant area to enjoy the view. It appears that they had cabin for rent but it was not renting season. We were not able to visit the summit because of the "Protectors." They shared much knowledge about why they are present there and what they
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