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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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+1 808-335-9975

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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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... read more

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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 aphas been no rain. Drive all the way to the end! Kalalau Lookout and beyond!... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 bit of a time investment but the vista is unbelievable. In fact, the trail is... More 

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Koloa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 the Museum for what trails look best that day....there are many and for every fitness... More 

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Vancouver, WA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 in the morning. Kalaulau lookout over the Na Pali valley was wonderfully evocative with clouds... More 

Thank Vancouvoid
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 the Pacific free parking and restroom. Handicap accessible. Local food truck. A local that says... More 

Thank mrjonesii
Austin, Texas
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 something of an understatement. Tread carefully and don't get too close to any drops, especially... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bar. They also have a campground and cabins for rent as well as a pavilion... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This is a two hour round trip hike that meanders up and down through the forest and back up to a ridge that looks out into the valley below. Hike down to the start of the small falls where there is a small pool. If you walk carefully around the pool to the right you will come to the cliff... More 

2 Thank Don C
Lihue, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The park is breathtaking. There are so many beautiful views from the road. It was getting late so we just drove around and didn't hike around. It is very pretty. We're use to the parks in Colorado and Koke'e is just as beautiful. The weather can be unpredictable but it's a must see.

1 Thank Judy V
North Attleboro, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Great views and phenomenal scenery. A true gem! Many views are easily accessible from the road turn offs but there are also several great hikes with more stunning views for the more adventurous.

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