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A beautiful state park encompassing 4345 acres and containing 45 miles of scenic trails.
Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-9975
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All reviews kalalau lookout pu'u o kila great hiking napali coast hiking trails alakai swamp clouds roll mile marker visitor center grand canyon picnic area look outs three nights challenging hike clear view come prepared breathtaking views
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Scenery is breathtaking! Nice drive. Temperature definitely cooler, so layer your clothes! Camping and cabins are available. Plan to return to do some hiking.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank momdzall
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park includes hiking trails with views of the Napali coast and waterfalls, a couple of lookouts with decent parking lots, a campground and visitor centre/store/café and picnic area. We started out early on the advice of our concierge and were able to view the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Via_girl
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Waimea Canyon, it's worth it to continue on to Koke'e State Park to view the gorgeous vista at the end of the road and the beginning of the Pihea Trail. Stunning.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravelQueen1107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

[Jan2019] THE PARK: Touristy, with lots of short walks to good viewpoints, and a few decent (but not awesome) trails. THE CAMPGROUND: Grass camping spots (choose your site on arrival); Hibachi-style grills; Clean washrooms with cold showers. Prepare for cold temperatures at night (altitude) and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CdnBackpacker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the trip to Koke'e park is full of Vista points that you stop and explore. but the view from that top of the canyon is mesmerizing. we really enjoyed it. yes there are lots of tourists but the place is big enough that they are...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019

It you want to see the most vistas, canyons, and water from 1 place in Kauai, this is the place to do it. There are many lookouts and trails. Go to the Visitor Center in the park. There are many maps from which you can...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 933stacy
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Great hiking to waterfalls and the glorious coast. Be prepared for muddy trails. Many people find a single walking pole to be advantageous.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Stephen W
Reviewed December 18, 2018

It's about a 20-mile drive along the Waimea Canyon road, then this park is at the end. The only way to go farther is to hike. The views of the Na'pali coastline and the razor-edge volcanic ridges are spectacular. Bring your binoculars.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank W3117MRdavids
Reviewed November 25, 2018

What a beautiful place. Visited the restaurant, museum and gift shop after completing the drive up the mountain.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Gypsyrver
Reviewed November 22, 2018

We went on a sunny, warm day so the views were vast and wonderful. Plan on going back to take more time to explore there.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Eric S
January 2, 2019|
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Response from 898michellez | Reviewed this property |
There are different camp sites. The one we saw right next to the Kokee Natural History Museum, has a parking lot at the entrance of the camp site, then people pick spots on the open area to set up their tents. At least for... More
October 8, 2018|
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Response from DLH10120 | Reviewed this property |
There are places to camp, remember that Kauai gets alot of rain. The campsites we observed were rather primitive.
July 25, 2018|
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Response from adamliebi | Reviewed this property |
Howdy! Congrats if you already got married. I’ve idea to camp particularly here beforehand. The worry-wart would caution against mudslides that occasionally cut off the upper island from the lower.