Wailua River State Park
Boat heading up Wailua river

Covid-19 Protocols: Please wear a mask, maintain social distancing, and be respectful of others. Aloha, Hawaii State Parks

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PARK UPDATES:  3/1/21 - [MAUI] - Entry and Parking Reservations for Waianapanapa State Park are now required for all non-residents. For reservations go to www.gowaianapanapa.com

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3/1/21 - [OAHU] - Waahila Ridge State Recreation Area is CLOSED 2/17/21 through 3/5/21 for tree removal.  This will prevent access to the Waahila Ridge Trail through the park.  Their will be limited access to the park through April 2021.

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2/25/21 - [OAHU] - Kaena Point State Park Vehicle Access Gate on the Mokuleia side (north shore) is OPEN.  The Keawaula gate (west side) is CLOSED but the park is OPEN.

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1/5/21 - [MAUI] - Puu Olai a.k.a. Little Beach is CLOSED until further notice.

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12/16/20 - [OAHU] - Diamond Head State Monument is now OPEN!

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11/23/20 - [MAUI] - Iao Valley State Monument is now OPEN. Paid parking by credit card only.

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11/3/20 - [HAWAII] - Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area is OPEN.  Restroom services are limited to portable toilets due to a recent water main break.

Wailua River State Park

9/10/20 - Wailua River State Park is OPEN for day use, subject to Covid-19 restrictions and social distancing practices. Please have fun and stay safe! Aloha, State Parks

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.