The 11 Secret Parks Of Hawaii You’ve Never Heard Of But Need To Visit

From cascading waterfalls and the inviting turquoise waters of the Pacific Ocean to lush rain forests and mountain peaks, breathtaking natural beauty abounds on the Hawaiian Islands. And nowhere will you find more breathtaking scenery than within Hawaii’s countless incredible parks. With more than 50 state parks, waysides, recreation areas, monuments, and historic sites, there are countless Hawaiian parks to choose from, some more popular than others. From Hawaii Island to Kauai, here are 11 hidden parks you might not know about — but will want to visit.

While not unknown like these 11 states parks, we are also fond of these 16 Hawaii state parks — and believe they belong on every nature lover’s Hawaiian Islands bucket list.