Waimea Canyon State Park attractions

Scenic Drive in Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon Drive

In addition to jaw-dropping canyon vistas and ocean views, you can also see several fine specimens of native trees, including koa and ohia, as well as invasive species such as kiawe. The valuable hardwood koa prolif…
Waterfall in Waimea Canyon State Park

Waipoʻo Falls Lookout

This 800ft waterscape can be seen from a couple of small unmarked lookouts before Mile 12 and then from a lookout opposite the picnic area shortly before Mile 13. The picnic area has restrooms and drinking water.
Viewpoint in Waimea Canyon State Park

Kumuwela Lookout

Located at the end of the Canyon Trail in Kokeʻe State Park. Enjoy epic canyon and waterfall views from the picnic table, where you can rest.
Waterfall in Waimea Canyon State Park

Waipo'o Falls

These 800ft falls are easily seen from Waimea Canyon Dr.
Viewpoint in Waimea Canyon State Park

Pu’u Hinahina Lookout

A majestic canyon lookout (elevation 3640ft) showing the river glistening in the distance and giving panoramic views down to the ocean. There are two lookouts near the parking lot at a marked turnoff between Miles 1…
Viewpoint in Waimea Canyon State Park

Waimea Canyon Lookout

This breathtaking vista is about 0.3 miles north of Mile 10, at an elevation of 3400ft. The canyon running in an easterly direction off Waimea Canyon is Koaiʻe Canyon, an area accessible to backcountry hikers.