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Koke'e State Park

Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-9975
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A beautiful state park encompassing 4345 acres and containing 45 miles of scenic trails.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“swamp trail” (10 reviews)
“pu'u o kila” (11 reviews)
Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
+1 808-335-9975
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

This park is so high up that it's cool on a hot day. It's hard to predict when the clouds clear up at the top since you can't see the lookouts from down below. Bring food and water and stay a while. Hike the Pihea...More

Thank AdventureTripping
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is OK on a clear day, but if it is cloudy you won't see much and it is a long twisty road. OK if you don't have anything else to do or you like the mountain.

Thank CHW34
Reviewed 3 May 2017

It was an overcast day. When we first got to the last lookout, you couldn't see anything. We waited just a few minutes and the breeze blew the clouds away and it was as clear as could be. It was a unique experience to be...More

Thank 196LindaC
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Take an entire day to explore the Koke'e State Park! Definitely take some time in the visitor center and find out about the numerous hiking trails. Make sure you check the weather forecast. The anapali Foast is best observed early in the morning when there...More

Thank loves2ski
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Majestic views at two lookouts that do not disappoint. Make sure to get up to Puu o KIla Lookout early as clouds can roll in and you can't see anything. Also, the Awa’awapuhi Trail is a must. It's about 6.2 miles round trip, so a...More

Thank ATL-Travelbug
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A must see on your trip to Kauai....so gorgeous and a great way to cool off a little. Kalalau Lookout and Waimea Canyon (Kauai's Little Grand Canyon) Lookout are majestic and give you an idea of the topography of this oldest Hawaiian Island. Ask at...More

Thank css23
Reviewed 4 March 2017

During rainy season, the views can be socked in with clouds. We picked a relatively good weather day to go in late February. When we arrived at the Koke'e Museum at 10 am, staff told us GO NOW to the lookouts. Clouds are usually less...More

Thank Vancouvoid
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Around 10 miles going up a mountain. Two lanes. Place to stop to overlook but not necessary. Winding roads. No gas stations. Great views driving up and back. Nice small town at the bottom with local eateries and shopping. Once at the Grand Canyon of...More

Thank mrjonesii
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Read the other reviews if you want hiking specifics on the park. This review is more about the camping experience. Suffice it to say all the hikes and overlooks are spectacular...but watch-out if its wet. To call the red clay substrate around there "slick" is...More

1  Thank Kirsten W
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

This park has some great trails and lookouts that all have great views. Many lead to overlooks of the Napali coast which are incredible. There is a small museum/visitor center/gift shop. There is also a restaurant that has its own gift shop, coffee shop and...More

1  Thank Rodney B
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