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Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park

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“Interesting but not spectacular”
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Russian Fort Elizabeth/Paʻulaʻula o Hipo is a National Historic Landmark and is administered as the Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park just southeast of present-day Waimea on the island of Kauaʻi in Hawaiʻi. It is located at the site of...more
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Highway 50, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96766-1875
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an old Russian fort for a shipping company. Good size but it bad shape. It could be better with more information and up keep.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

it's a bit of the Islands recent history well worth a look especially for history lovers great place to watch a sunset

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The big picture with this review is a recreation, it doesn't actually look like this. I stopped here because I was following a podcast tour and I found it interesting because I had heard of the history of it before I pulled up in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's interesting. I can't say I had been to a Russian fort before this. Some decent views and good information from the boards at the start of the trail. You'll spend less than 20 minutes here.

Thank 206TravelGuy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by as we were going to Waimea Canyon, but it really has nothing much to view, other than some volcanic rocks that have been arranged. You need alot of imagination to see a fort out of these rocks Reading the colourful story online...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the story is interesting, and this is a pretty place to visit. also pretty near to where captain cook made his landing. not a must see, but clearly worth a short visit.

Thank tenisax
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Knew it was on the road we would be passing by on our way and thought it was worth a short visit. Interesting reading the history - American - Russian cooperation in the early 1800's. With the temperature hitting 90, we opted to read, take...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Nothing to see but a pile of rocks. It was worth heading down to the water. Off to the left there were lots of surfers. But the fort itself....just a place to stop.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 8 July 2018

No admission fee as it is a self tour located on the southern Kauai coast. Worth stopping in on the way to Waimea Canyon and Kalalau Lookout

Thank RJRinna
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Interesting history. A little walk gets you there. Not much to really see. But very much a part of the Islands things to do and history.

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Response from Jim L | Reviewed this property |
Head into town, look for a small parkette on the main street.
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