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Drive to Barking Sands Beach ?

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Drive to Barking Sands Beach ?

I have never been to Barking Sands. It looks like the paved road ends before you get there. Can I drive there in a car and not get stuck in the sand or mud? Is there a place to park? Any other nice beaches in this area that I can drive to?

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1. Re: Drive to Barking Sands Beach ?

Yes, it is possible to get to Barking sands beach. It's part of the Pacific Missile facility, so the government doesn't always let you through to the beach. I don't have my Kauai bible handy, so I'm not sure of the times.

Do you potentially mean Polihale Beach? It's just north of Barking Sands, and is a very long beach that goes right up to the southern reach of the Napali cliffs.

There is about 4-5 miles of dirt roads you drive through to get there, but it's absolutely spectacular. Sunset is a great time, and it's not hard to navigate back even after sunset.