MacKenzie State Recreation Area
Photo Credit: Sean Newsome

UPDATE: 9/18/20 - All State Coastal & Beach Parks on the island of Hawaii Remain CLOSED Through September 30, 2020. This measure mirrors the Mayor's Covid-19 Emergency Rule No. 11.

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9/9/20: Starting Thursday September 10 select State Parks, Beaches and Nā Ala Hele Trails on O‘ahu that were closed in August due to Covid-19 control measures will reopen with the same set of restrictions announced in Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s Emergency Order 2020-26.

MacKenzie State Recreation Area

UPDATE - 9/3/20: MacKenzie State Recreation Area will be CLOSED starting September 4 through September 18, 2020. Please see our Home Page Announcements for more information.
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5/21/20 - MacKenzie State Recreation Area is OPEN for day beach and hiking use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions. Day Use Facilities remain CLOSED. Access gates will be OPEN for parking access DAILY. Gates will be locked at 6:45 pm.
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Restrictions for outdoor recreation include the following:
HIKING: No group of more than two persons is allowed to hike on state trails, unless all hikers in the group are part of a single residential or family unit sharing the same address. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 20 feet from any other hiker.
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BEACHES: All groups are limited to a single residential or family unit sharing the same address, and no family group shall exceed 10 persons. All persons not part of a single residential or family unit shall maintain a distance of at least 6 feet from any other beach user.
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HOURS: All park areas are open for day-use only, all overnight uses, including camping, are prohibited. Please heed the posted park hours, which may be more restrictive than normal park hours.

Hours  Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm
Entrance Fee None

Description

Low cliffed, wild volcanic coastline with picnicking in an ironwood grove. Good shore fishing. Old Hawaiian coastal trail traverses the park. (13.1 acres)