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Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park

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Highway 50, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96766-1875
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Highway 50, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96766-1875
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Good stretch stop to learn a little bit about the Russian influence on the island. Great place to stop on the way back from visiting the Waimea canyon. Good historical information to give you context and a view of what the fort looked like in...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here to see the fort. Looked at posters for information and then followed path on left side to view of black sand beach with river meeting ocean. Great views, interesting but?

Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by here on our way back from the Canyon. There are informative posters at the beginning by the parking lot before you walk over to the fort, but it would have been nice to have the information posted throughout the fort so you could...More

Thank RoaringCrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Spend time to read the plaques posted. But it's just a historical pile of rocks don't recommend doing more than reading the history.

Thank FastFAC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A ruin on the side of the road. Very impressive. Lots of information. Not out of the way. Plenty of parking recommended

Thank Max S
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

No fort left but they do a good job in explaining the history at this site and you can imagine it yourself. Doesn't take long to view. Great stop in the way back from Waimea.

Thank tripper098
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This is worth the drive to see the Russian Fort and read up on its history. Large are to walk around. Even though it is no longer standing it is a historical site.

Thank Marsha A
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

Not much to see here. The history is interesting it the park is not well kept. It is food to read the history.

Thank rdr4205K360SD
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We've passed this place multiple times and have never stopped. This time we had a couple of hours to burn so we stopped by. It's interesting to read the history of the place, but other than that, there's really not much to see. Take a...More

Thank Samndjsdad
Reviewed July 3, 2017

I personally didnt think this was worth visiting at all, there was very little to see, and the historicial information you could have read in a travel book, there is so much worth seeing in Kauai, I would give this a big miss

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