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Lydgate State Park, Wailua

4.4
#10 of 72 in Parks in Kauai
Swim and snorkel in the calm waters of Lydgate State Park. Aimed mostly atĀ families with small children, the area is quiet and employs lifeguards. Relax in shallow man-made salt pools, sunbathe, or stroll the soft, sandy beach. You'll discover an extensive playground with swings, slides, bridges, and tree houses as well as 4 km (2.5 mi) of coastal trails. You can feed fish, play frisbee, ride bicycles, and fly kites at the site. Restrooms and showers are provided. Plan to visit Lydgate State Park and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Wailua attractions using our Wailua day trip tool .
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  • Even on a wavey day the rocked in area of the beach is dead calm. Great for kids, safe, picnic tables in shade or sun. For lunch try the Hilton Garden in within walking distance. Delicious!  more »
  • The title basically says it all. This is a nice, fairly large park with picnic tables, bathrooms and outdoor showers. Nothing fancy and no concessions available. Mostly importantly this park has a cou...  more »
  • this park has everything! when there, you have to come here and check this place. there are quite, palm spots ,benches with kids, parents, friends, many people, but again also spots just for yourselve...  more »
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  • Very safe Beach for families to go to. The rock walls provide a break point so the waves are not overwhelming. Also a great place to feed fish.
  • Loved this sweet beach with a protected lagoon area. Showers and a parking lot. We snorkeled and saw plenty of fish.
  • A must visit if you have young kids or want calm water to snorkel in. My kids LOVE the park & ask regularly to return...sometimes they even want to skip the water to keep playing with new friends. The beach area is calm due to a wall of rocks shielding it from the waves. Near the rocks are many colorful varieties of fish. Beware that the water is cold in spite of the calm & shallows.
  • I'm a chicken to swim at the beach resort we're staying at,but this place is excellent. We saw so many different schools of fish,it was amazing. Little Nemo was at my feetšŸ˜Š
  • Protected swim area. Designed decades ago with large boulders installed to section off a safe swim area. Also nice, calm snorkeling. At one end of the beach is a sacred Hawaiian religious site worth visiting.

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