Wailua River State Park
Boat heading up Wailua river

8/6/20: Starting Saturday August 8, 2020 ALL State Parks on the island of Oahu will be CLOSED until September 4, 2020, to reduce the potential spread of Covid-19.  This closure plan mirrors the City & County of Honolulu's Act with Care - Do Not Gather Order.

Wailua River State Park

6/5/20 - Wailua River State Park is OPEN for day use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions.
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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: 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
Park Brochure

Description

Lush river valley with riverboat cruise (fee charged) to Fern Grotto, an unusual fern-covered cave set in a tropical garden; scenic vistas of attractive waterfalls ‘Opaeka‘a Falls and Wailua Falls) and the Wailua River Valley. The Wailua Complex of Heiau (National Historic Landmark)–remains of heiau (places of worship), pu‘uhonua (places of refuge), and birthstones at this once important seat of chiefly power in old Hawaiʻi. Picnicking in riverside coconut grove; and dining and gift shopping at Wailua Marina.