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Wailua River State Park, Wailua

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Wailua River State Park and the Wailua Complex of Heiaus, which it includes, are located on the eastern side of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. The park consists primarily of the Wailua River valley, which is the only navigable river in Hawaii. Visitors to this park can kayak, take riverboat cruises and explore the rainforest. Even motorboats and water skiing are permissible on the river.

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  • Stopped by this lovely gem while staying at the Hilton. There were families swimming, there is a lovely playground and lots of grounds for the kids to burn off some energy. 
    Stopped by this lovely gem while staying at the Hilton. There were families swimming, there is a lovely playground and lots of grounds for the kids to burn off some energy.  more »
  • My wife and I had a great time kayaking and hiking through this area. It was a beautiful day with bright blue skies and it could not have been more scenic. Take your time and enjoy this park. 
    My wife and I had a great time kayaking and hiking through this area. It was a beautiful day with bright blue skies and it could not have been more scenic. Take your time and enjoy this park.  more »
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  • This is a spectacularly beautiful and moderately challenging trail. Be sure to leave earlier than you think if it’s your first time - this trail is poorly marked and downed trees, mud, etc. leads to fairly frequent changes to the trail. Regardless, it’s worth it. One of the best hikes I’ve been on (and the best I’ve done in Kauai).
  • Absolutely awesome state park. Came here on a guided Kayak tour with Kayak Wailua and had an absolute blast hiking to the secret falls (Uluwehi Waterfalls). Although there were a large number of people docked on the beach making the trek over so if you were to do it alone, you could probably just follow behind a tour guide group and have no trouble whatsoever. Easy paddling without a strong current in either direction. Waterfall is breathtaking and very secluded with no access without a boat/hike.

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