Waimea Canyon State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Waimea Canyon State Park

Also known as the Grand Canyon of the Pacific. This is a large canyon, approximately ten miles long and up to 3,000 feet deep, located on the western side of Kauaʻi in the Hawaiian Islands of the United States.

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Nā Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

Nā Pali Coast State Wilderness Park

10.84km from Waimea Canyon State Park

This is a Hawaiian state park which was located at the northwest side of Kauaʻi, the oldest inhabited Hawaiian island. coastline stretching from the remote and wild Polihale Beach on the west to Kee Beach on the north shore of Kauai. It is one of the world’s most scenic coastlines of beautiful beaches, towering sea cliffs, and deep hanging valleys with waterfalls that merge into the sea.

Manawaiopuna Falls

Manawaiopuna Falls

16.35km from Waimea Canyon State Park

This is a privately owned waterfall that was in the Hawaiian islands. Its around 122 meters tall and It is only accessible by helicopter which was inside a dense forest.



17.06km from Waimea Canyon State Park

A shield volcano and the second-highest point on the island of Kauai. its summit is one of the rainiest spots on earth.

Limahuli Garden & Preserve, National Tropical Botanical Garden

A botanical garden and nature preserve on the north shore of Kauaʻi island, Hawaiʻi. It is one of the five gardens of the non-profit National Tropical Botanical Garden. It covers three distinct ecological zones.

Hāʻena State Park

Hāʻena State Park

18.66km from Waimea Canyon State Park

A state park located on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauaʻi. The park provides access to beaches, trails, and several ancient Hawaiian sites, including sea caves estimated to be more than 4,000 years old. This is an archaeologically important place.

Glass Beach

Glass Beach

20.87km from Waimea Canyon State Park

Glass Beach is a beach in Eleele, an industrial area in Kauai, Hawaii that is made of sea glass. The beach's regular rock is basalt, but the sea glass formed after years of discarded glass. Daily a lot of people visit this place and spend some valuable time here.

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Kauai County

Kauai County

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Kauaʻi County is a county in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi. It consists of the islands of Kauaʻi, Niʻihau, Lehua, and Kaʻula. Not much popular among the other popular places, so the visitors to this place are not much and its gradually increasing day by day.

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For more information about Waimea Canyon State Park, visit: https://hawaiistateparks.org/parks/kauai/waimea-canyon-state-park/