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Lydgate State Park, Wailua

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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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  • One of the safest children beaches with a playground.Better not to swim after rains. The Wailua River is a scared river that Hawaii folks believe souls are born and leave though the water. Aloha and.....  more
    One of the safest children beaches with a playground.Better not to swim after rains. The Wailua River is a scared river that Hawaii folks believe souls are born and leave though the water. Aloha and.....  more »
  • Great public park/beach to go to if the resort beaches aren't your thing. Family friendly, picnic pavilions, restrooms, 2 buffered swimming areas. Open beaches are monitored by life guards during... 
    Great public park/beach to go to if the resort beaches aren't your thing. Family friendly, picnic pavilions, restrooms, 2 buffered swimming areas. Open beaches are monitored by life guards during...  more »
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  • Our family, Mom, Dad, 2yr daughter and Grandma had a great and memorable day here. The playground was the best playground we've ever seen for a 2yo and that tops Disney World.The beach area was protected with gigantic lava rock to form a swimming area for snorkeling with calmer water for young and old. Restrooms, outdoor shower and plenty of parking. Be a good tourist and it will be fun for all.
  • Great park for family fun. Good spot for beginners to learn to snorkel because of human made sheltered pool. As expected, visibility is not great this time of year but still worth checking out. Saw a flounder, parrot fish, a few wrasse and butterfly fish.

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