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Address: Hana Hwy. near mile marker 32, Hana, Maui, HI
Phone Number: +1 808-984-8109

Waianapanapa State Park is on the road to Hana, Maui.

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This is one of the stops worth taking on the road to Hana. We got to see the sunset and it was surreal. It wasn't crowded at all, it was mostly me and my husband walking alongside... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the stops worth taking on the road to Hana. We got to see the sunset and it was surreal. It wasn't crowded at all, it was mostly me and my husband walking alongside the hike path and enjoying the most amazing scenery. The park was quiet and serene all you could hear was the crashing waves.... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful spot, as you would expect in this slice of heaven! We had a great time in this park, though we did not stay here very long. Camping requires a permit. Load up on mosquito retardant skin lotions and/or sprays.

Thank SalDrew
Bellevue, Washington, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The beach and most trails were closed when we were there at the beginning of December, but we thoroughly enjoyed wandering along the cliff edge trail, around the native cemetery, and down near the blowhole. We didn't explore the cave area. The park is being upgraded but already had dome paved trails. Not good for wheelchairs now because of closed... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On the way to / from Hana is Wai'anapanapa State Park with a BEAUTIFUL black sand beach. Very scenic, pack a picnic lunch and spend some time enjoying the views

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Tysons Corner, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice break when you are driving to or from Hana. Beautiful paths to hike and take pictures. You can easily picnic in the park.

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you bring your walking shoes and hike the path along the waterfront about a half hour each way, your time here will be well spent. The coast is truly beautiful. The area around the parking lot is not that nice, however, and the beach itself is tiny. Not sure it's worthwhile just to stand in a crowd of tourists... More 

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South Carrollton, Ky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Cute little wayside park with camping area, black sand beach & lively mongooses skipping everywhere. Was being renovated so lots of yellow tape, but should have newer sidewalks, etc shortly.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little black sand beach & cool park in general. Spend a few hours here, or a few minutes. Great place to picnic as you get close to Hana.

Thank TomStax
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots to see, you can walk all around the park and take it all in. There are a few really neat caves, they do require walking down stairs to see. The black sand beach, and all the lava rock was beautiful. It was a windy day, so the waves were pretty intense, but it was awesome to see!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really nice but when we went the Black Beaches were closed for some work being done in the park. Beautiful sites, camping and hiking

Thank Colleen B

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