Waimea Canyon State Park

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Waimea Canyon State Park


Location:11 miles north of Kekaha on Kokee Road (Highway 550); adjoins Kokee State Park (see separate entry).
Facilities:Picnic areas, nature trail, scenic lookout.
Activities:Trout fishing (seasonal), wildland picnicking, hiking; pig and seasonal goat hunting nearby.
Special Features:Rim overlooks one of the state's scenic treasures--the deep, colorful gorge of Waimea Canyon. The site also offers a good view of Niihau Island. Visitors can hike into and out of the canyon through an adjacent forest reserve. The hike is a long one, and strenuous.
Address:c/o Kauai District Office
3060 Eiwa St, Rm 306
Lihue, HI 96766

Phone:808-274-3444
Web: www.hawaii.gov/dlnr/dsp/kauai.html
Size: 1,866 acres.

See other parks in Hawaii.