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Road Guide to Koke"E and Waimea Canyon State Parks

Thelma Hadley

Road Guide to Koke"E and Waimea Canyon State Parks

by Thelma Hadley

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Published by Bess Press .
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    Subjects:
  • United States - General,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Guidebooks,
  • Hawaii,
  • Kauai County,
  • Kåoke°e State Park (Hawaii),
  • Natural history,
  • Waimea Canyon State Park (Hawaii),
  • Travel

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHui O Laka (Corporate Author)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12138122M
    ISBN 101880188643
    ISBN 109781880188644
    OCLC/WorldCa30886818

    Access Waimea Canyon along scenic, in-and-out Waimea Canyon Drive (Highway ) in southwestern Kauai. There are several lookout points and trailheads along the route. You can access the road from coastal Highway 50 in the town of Waimea, or from farther west at Kekaha, via Kokee Road.   Waimea Canyon Hiking Guide. Kokee State Park. While next to Waimea Canyon, Koke'e State Park has a completely different makeup. Koke'e Park occupies thousands of acres of rainforest, (the farther you drive up Koke'e, the colder it gets). Travelers commonly explore the park via car since the main road through Koke'e cuts through the park.

    When the road ends, step out of the car and walk to a lookout where you can observe the jagged peaks and deeply carved valleys of the Na Pali Coast. After seeing the foot (m) Waipo'o Falls, your guide presents you with a number of options for the perfect adventure in . Book your tickets online for Waimea Canyon State Park, Waimea: See 8, reviews, articles, and 6, photos of Waimea Canyon State Park, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 18 attractions in Waimea.5/5(K).

    The grand inland vistas go on for miles. The main road, Waimea Canyon Drive, leads you to a lower lookout point and the main Waimea Canyon Overlook, offering views of Kauai's dramatic interior. The road continues into the mountains and ends at Kokee State Park. There are numerous trails to traverse for beginners and seasoned hikers.5/5(K).   Waimea Canyon State Park Travel Guide Septem Septem Chad Albright Waimea Canyon, also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, is a monstrous canyon on the Island of Kauai.


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Road Guide to Koke"E and Waimea Canyon State Parks by Thelma Hadley Download PDF EPUB FB2

KOKEʻE STATE PARK: ALONG THE ROAD. For those who don’t have time to hike, there is still much to see and enjoy along the roadsides in Kōke`e State Park. Visit the museum shop to get a copy of the Road Guide to Kōke`e and Waimea Canyon State Parks.

Recommended time. Kokee and Waimea State Parks are two of the premier parks on the island of Kauai. Inside these adjacent state parks exist some of the most Road Guide to KokeE and Waimea Canyon State Parks book trails in all of Hawaii, and the diversity of the trails is unmatched. Using the list below, you should be able to select the trails that interest you most.

Kokee and Waimea state parks are adjacent to each other and together form a brilliant duo attracting a lot of tourists to the western part of the island. One of the Top 3 Things do in Kauai is to explore the Waimea Canyon – Koke’e State Park. Up the. Road Guide to Koke'E and Waimea Canyon State Parks [Hadley, Thelma, Hadley, Thomas, Valier, Kathy, Hui O Laka] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Road Guide to Koke'E and Waimea Canyon State ParksAuthor: Thelma Hadley, Thomas Hadley, Kathy Valier. By car, there are two ways to visit Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park, 20 miles from Waimea. From the coastal road (Hwy. 50), you can turn up Waimea Canyon Drive (Hwy.

) at Waimea town; or you can pass through Waimea and turn up Kokee Road (Hwy. 55) at Kekaha. The climb is very steep from Kekaha, but Waimea Canyon Drive, the rim road, is. Waimea Canyon.

Waimea Canyon State Park and Kokee State Park are adjacent to each other on the west side of Kauai. (For a Google Map, click here.)There are two ways to get to these state parks via Highway (Waimea Canyon Drive) and by Highway (Kokee Road).

The advice that I followed and liked was taking Waimea Canyon Drive up to the parks and return on Kokee Road. Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park is ranked #1 out of 15 things to do in Kauai. See pictures and our review of Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park. Continue on this road, and it will take you through Waimea Canyon State Park until reaching Koke‘e State Park at about mile marker Stop and treat yourself to the many different landscapes along the way, including phenomenal views of Waipo‘o Falls plunging feet into the ravine below—there are plenty of places to pull over and snap.

It includes the Nā Pali Coast State Park, all of Waimea Canyon and Kōkeʻe State Parks. The back of the map takes a look at the famous mile Kalalau Trail from the sea looking back at this extraordinary coastline. Lots of information.

Earthwalk Press. COLLECTIBLES. Enameled lapel pin — State Bird This pin looks as good on a suit as it. Koke'e State Park, Kekaha: Address, Phone Number, Koke'e State Park Reviews: /5 Waimea Canyon State Park (8,) mi. Canyons. Koke'e Mountains () mi.

52 reviews. Explore Kauai at your own pace with this audio tour app that uses GPS to guide you to and around some of the island's top attractions. Skip paying for a bus tour /5(). Hotels near Waimea Canyon State Park: ( mi) Waimea Plantation Cottages ( mi) Barking Sands Beach Cottages ( mi) Cabins at Kokee Park ( mi) Inn Waimea ( mi) The West Inn Kauai; View all hotels near Waimea Canyon State Park on Tripadvisor5/5(K).

The Lodge at Kokee marks the entrance to the 4,acre Kokee State Park and is a good spot to have lunch, dinner or just some refreshment. Nearby is the Kokee Natural History Museum, the ideal spot to bone up on the area’s natural history, including background on the nearby Alakai Swamp and Mount Waialeale, one of the wettest places on Earth.

Watch to take a look at stunningly beautiful Waimea Canyon and Kokee State Park on the Hawaiian island of Kauai. You can also see some viewpoints and hikes within the. You can stop by the road and look at the canyon, hike into it, admire it from a downhill bicycle tour, or swoop through it in a helicopter.

(For more information, see “Organized Tours” and “Other Outdoor Activities”). By car, there are two ways to visit Waimea Canyon and reach Kokee State Park, 15 3/3(1).

Kōkeʻe State Park: Nuʻalolo Cliffs Trail (CLOSED) West Kauai: Kōkeʻe State Park: Pihea Trail: West Kauai: Kōkeʻe State Park: Poomau Canyon Lookout Trail (CLOSED) West Kauai: Kōkeʻe State Park: Kalalau Trail: Napali Coast: Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Iliau Nature Loop: West Kauai: Waimea Canyon State Park: Kukui Trail: West.

Waimea Canyon State Park and Koke’e State Park are both incredible and very different state parks located next to each other along highway in Kauai.

Waimea Canyon State Park is known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific, with its red and green canyon walls, waterfalls, and river. Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park are in western Kauai.

The best way to get up to the canyon and parks is to take Waimea Canyon Road from the town of Waimea. This road has much better views than are found by going up by way of Koke'e Road from the town of : Jo Levy. Waimea Canyon Hiking Trails Koke'e and Waimea State Park.

Hiking on Kauai is a great family-friendly activity; provided you pick the right trails. Thankfully, these three ridge-top trails not only fit the bill for family fun, they also have spectacular views of Waimea Canyon.

Let's explore them a bit here. This five-hour driving tour of Waimea Canyon and Kōkeʻe State Parks will stop at all of the best official and “unofficial” overlooks of vibrant Waimea Canyon and the Nā Pali Coast.

Note: This is NOT a hiking tour – due to less time being allotted, we will only offer a couple of options for very short hikes, –.5 miles RT each, on. This Hawaiian adventure through Waimea and Kōkeʻe State Parks offers up the very best Kauaʻi has to offer.

Challenging hikes and/or secluded locations and plenty of tropical island scenery await your every turn. Let your comfortable coach drive you through the vast farmland and rolling hills of Western Kauaʻi. Rugged red gorges blanketed in palms and ferns, hiking trails to viewpoints overlooking the Na Pali Coast, and high-elevation ridges to look down into the Waimea Canyon—all of the dramatic beauty of the Garden Isle is at your fingertips on this half-day tour of Koke'e State Park with a private guide.

After you're picked up from your hotel, set off traveling west from sun-soaked Poipu.Koke'e State Park Attractions in Kauai: Read reviews written by 10Best experts. Just north of Waimea Canyon, inland from the Na Pali Coast, lies this rugged state park, spread across 4, Author: Jade Eckardt.Waimea Canyon Drive, Kauai.

On the to-do list of many visitors to Kauai is Waimea Canyon and Koke'e State Park. There are two roads you can take to get to the canyon – Waimea Canyon Drive (which begins in Waimea) and Koke'e Road (which begins in Kekaha).

Waimea Canyon Drive merges into Koke'e Road around mile marker 6.