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Koke'e State Park

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Address: Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
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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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Really fantastic park that should be attractive to all types of people: active, leisure, family, adventures. Be careful to study the weather in advance.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Paul S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really fantastic park that should be attractive to all types of people: active, leisure, family, adventures. Be careful to study the weather in advance.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This would be a great trip just driving up here. A great trip just staying on paved paths and lookouts. But is the best when you lace up those hiking boots, pack water and head out on the trail! So much beauty words cannot describe. This needs to be experienced on foot immersed in the varied and unique environments.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking the drive up from Waimea to Koke'e is a must for any visitor to Kauai. For my money, there is no more beautiful place in the world on a clear day. Stop at each overlook, have a picnic or buy lunch at Koke'e Lodge, and pick a trail to hike for the afternoon. We chose the Pihea trail, and... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family found this a great family excursion for New Years Day! We visited the museum. Had a beer and some pie, and played frisbee in the lawn area. I could have stayed here all day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A terrain so diverse, the arid drive and canyon view gives way to lush ridge top jungles if you choose to follow a trail toward the coast. I recommend going as far as your car can go, early is best, and park. There, you can take the Pihea trail with spectacular views to the Na Pali coast. This is a... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

The best view of Kalalau Valley is from the Pu'u Okila lookout, not Kalalau Lookout. Make sure to continue driving after mile 18 or just pass Kalalau Lookout if you don't have much time. We come to this postcard-perfect view point every time we visit Kauai. Three out of five visits we saw rainbow in the valley. What a treat!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Well, of course while on Kauai you must visit Waimea Canyon, but after that keep on going. You will then come across Koke'e Lodge. There is a huge grass area that's perfect for a picnic, or eat in the restaurant, but still keep going. The next stop is Kalalau Lookout. Here you can view the majestic Napali Coast from thousands... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

When you go to Waimea Canyon, continue up the road to Koke'e. The Na Pali coast can't be reached by car, but you can see it from several thousand feet up here. One warning -- it's often misty here, and you may not get a clear view. That would be a shame, but you can still enjoy the forest while... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

When we were here 8 years ago what we mostly saw was clouds, which was eerie in itself. This time we got the grand views of the Kalalau valley, with clouds rolling over the cliffs. Like Waimea Canyon, you can get beautiful views just by taking the scenic drive and stopping at the overlooks. If you want to venture further,... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We took the drive in the morning and arrived at the Kalalau lookout at about 10:00. It was spectacular, and temporarily clear. Some heavy clouds started to blow over, and all of a sudden there was an unbelievable rainbow that spanned the entire valley. Breathtaking! Stop at the many various turnouts along the drive up the mountain from Waimea -... More 

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