The State of Hawaii, undoubtedly, is home to some of the most breathtaking natural scenery in all of America. Fortunately, much of it has been preserved in several national, state, and local parks. Some of Hawaii’s state parks, in fact, are simply stunning, and whenever you’re on the islands, you should not pass up a chance to visit these incredible natural and historical places – we think they’re the best state parks in Hawaii.

Most Popular State Parks In Hawaii

The most popular state parks in Hawaii, apart from their Aloha State locations, have one thing in common: incredible beauty. Whether it comes in the form of beaches, waterfalls, or amazing views, you won’t be disappointed on a visit to one of these incredible parks.

Best State Parks In Hawaii To Camp

The incredible natural spaces in Hawaii naturally lend themselves to camping. Some of the best places to camp in Hawaii can be found in its state parks. These are our favorite state parks for camping in Hawaii.

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Best State Park In Hawaii To RV

Camping in vehicles, including recreational vehicles, trailers, and vans, is not permitted at most Hawaiian state parks. However, the one exception also happens to be one of our favorite state parks in the Aloha State.

Best State Parks In Hawaii For Hiking

The rugged interior terrain and gorgeous shoreline of the Hawaiian Islands make them a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. And the hiking in Hawaii is some of the best there is. Here are our picks for the best state parks in Hawaii for hiking.

Little-Known State Parks In Hawaii

Some state parks and reserves in Hawaii are not as well known as their more popular counterparts. For visitors, that can be a good thing, as you’ll get to experience some of the best spots in the Aloha State with fewer crowds. Take a look at these lesser-known state parks in Hawaii when you’re planning your next visit.

We think these are the best state parks in Hawaii, and if you visit any of them, you will not be disappointed. For permits and reservations for entry or camping, visit the Hawaii Division of State Parks website. Was your favorite Hawaii state park on this list? Let us know in the comments!

 

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