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Manuka State Wayside Park

Mamalahoa Highway 11, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
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Not much of a park...

This is more like a rest area with a bbq and clean bathrooms. It's not a park, park. But it is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Teri L
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Vacation to celebrate anniversary and birthdays

Made a quick stop for photos and rest on way to Hawaii volcano national park. The park was easy... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
Lendel B
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average45%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible17%
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“rest area” (3 reviews)
“forest” (4 reviews)
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Mamalahoa Highway 11, Naalehu, Island of Hawaii, HI 96772
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is more like a rest area with a bbq and clean bathrooms. It's not a park, park. But it is beautiful.

Thank Teri L
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Made a quick stop for photos and rest on way to Hawaii volcano national park. The park was easy access in and out

Thank Lendel B
Reviewed 18 August 2017

a good stop between south point and heading to Kona......there is a hike but we did not take but I suspect it would be good....very pretty trees and restrooms were clean.....picnic tables also

Thank Hibby922
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The website is misleading. We thought we were paying for a camp site for 18 dollars per night. When we arrived the sign says no tent or Rv camping. What? This was not mentioned on the website. The arrow that points toward the camp site...More

Thank jjona009
Reviewed 23 May 2017

There are clean composting restrooms, however no overnight camping or parking. No food concessions. This park is about halfway between Pahala and Kailua-Kona. Good place to rest for a short while. There are a few picnic tables. Coming from the south, stop in Ocean View...More

Thank Deborah D
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Nothing here to write home about. It's a small park with limited picnic tables however there is a washroom facility if you need a break.

Thank Mdecker17
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Philly and cheese with fries, roadside under the Jacaranda trees. Great food.... on the highway.... in the country away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist centers... this try is where the locals eat.!

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I had been hoping for more of an arboretum, but felt like a regular 'run of the mill' park. Nice, but nothing to go out of your way to visit.

2  Thank RamblingRoses
Reviewed 25 April 2016

This state park has a selection of hiking trails through cool, damp forest as well as one single permit-required camp site. The single camp site is inside a picnic shelter. Signs say that tent camping and vehicle camping are prohibited although this is basically a...More

2  Thank bearchri
Reviewed 5 March 2016

A small park with a nice trail. It is more of a hike than a walk. As others mentioned, it is not really maintained. There is an interesting lava collapse that you can see not too far from the parking lot. The ohi'a trees are...More

1  Thank Oztotl
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