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Parks & nature in Kailua

Beach
“Beautiful beach. No bathrooms, showers, lifeguards, nor parking lot though.”
138 locals recommend
Park
“One of the best beaches on the island. Lots of water activities, like kayaking, surfing, canoeing...”
92 locals recommend
Trail
“Fun hike for all able bodied. It's a shorter hike (about 30 minutes to the first look out) but leads to one of the most beautiful sights overlooking Lanikai Beach”
48 locals recommend
Park
“There are many famous beaches but hiking trails you can see the beautiful ocean without walking too hard such as Koko head. Pillboxes Trail is you can satisfied with less effort :) ”
26 locals recommend
Park
“Fun place for the kids and within walking distance of the Halama Sunset Hale.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“This is one of our fav beaches on the island! Super gorgeous, beautiful drive in, large and vast beach. It's more off the beaten path and is more a local beach. *Usually good for bodyboarding, this beach is usually a bit wavy. *If you're there at night, you'll see tons of sand crabs ;) ”
13 locals recommend
Park
“This is a DIFFICULT HIKE! This one terrifies me so I'm only posting this for those that ask seeking big hiking thrills. There are 3 ridges, checkout youtube videos if you're interested so you know what you're getting yourself into first ;)”
7 locals recommend
Park
“Awesome Views of the Ko'olau Mountains takes you right through the RAMSAR designated wetland of international importance”
3 locals recommend
Beach
“A beautiful beach neighborhood, easy to fall in love with. Have lunch in Kailua afterwards!”
1 local recommends
Park
“An amazing bike path weaves through the marsh, great for seeing indigenous birds and fish!”
5 locals recommend
Park
“A lush, oceanfront park with tree-shaded campsites, beach access & mountain views. I think this is the nicest most beautiful beach on the entire island. It is not as popular as the others either. ”
1 local recommends
Park
“Awesome morning farmers market full of fresh flowers and fruits/vegetables! Open from 9:00am - 10:00am. ”
1 local recommends
Trail
1 local recommends
Park
“This park has a lovely shaded play area for kids, plus basketball courts and huge grassy area.”
1 local recommends
Trail
1 local recommends
Park
“Alongside Kawainui Marsh there's a 2 mile trail that leads to Kailua town that offers the nicest views of the Ko'olau mountains (see the pic that I posted).”
1 local recommends