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Koke'e State Park

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Address: Kokee Rd, Hwy 550, Kekaha, Kauai, HI 96796
Phone Number: +1 808-335-9975
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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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Signature view of Hawaii

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Murrieta, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Koke'e State Park is located just north of Waimea Canyon State Park, it is known for great hiking trails. Koke'e State Park is also home to the Kalalau lookout which affords spectacular views of the Kalalau Valley and Pu'u O Kila lookout that affords even better views of the Kalalau Valley along with views of Mt. Wai'ale'ale. Get here early... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Long drive from Lihue with look outs along the way. Past WaImea Canyon lookout. But worth the teak. Go to the end of the road Pu'u o Kila lookout. Spend time looking at the fabulous Napali coast.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We did not hike, but even from the several viewpoints the view was amazing. We got to the end of the road by 9:30 and were greeted by cloudless skies: best to go early. Twisty but safe road, restrooms at several points. The museum - not so great; we did not eat at the restaurant.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very much worth the drive up if the weather looks anything like partly cloudy or better. The views of the Na Pali Coast are worth it

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

It really made me wish for a driver as the views were stunning and I couldn't drive and absorb everything. Had to stop at every lookout point instead. Truly stunning.

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