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Lydgate State Park Information

Lydgate State Park Information

Lydgate State Park sits along the Coconut coast near the mouth of the Wailua River and includes a rock-walled fishpond that takes the edge off of direct ocean waves. The one-acre beach park offers some of the only protected waters on Kauai's east coast and is a fun place to swim, snorkel, and feed the clouds of fish that will appear if you sprinkle frozen peas in the water for them.

Lydgate also has lifeguards on duty and they, along with the calm and clear water of the enclosed pool, make it a very safe spot.

The sandy beach is also popular for picnics, kite flying, and strolling, and includes restrooms and showers. Volunteers built a playground at this park, where the coconut grove once served as an ancient safe ground for Hawaiians who had broken the law.

It's about 5 miles north of Lihue on Hwy. 56, just before the Kauai Resort Hotel. Turn right on Leho Dr. at mile marker 5 then take the second right into the beach parking lot.

Hotels, resorts, and condos near Lydgate State Park

Resort areas near Lydgate State Park

Kapaa / Wailua
4.5 miles away (10 minute drive)
17.8 miles away (28 minute drive)
Hanalei / Princeville
25.4 miles away (35 minute drive)

Beaches near Lydgate State Park

Hanamaulu Beach
4.3 miles away (8 minute drive)
Kalapaki Beach
6.3 miles away (10 minute drive)
Ninini Beach
7.3 miles away (16 minute drive)
Poipu Beach Park
18.8 miles away (29 minute drive)
Prince Kuhio Park
18.2 miles away (29 minute drive)
Spouting Horn Beach Park
19.6 miles away (34 minute drive)
Mahaulepu Beach
20.3 miles away (35 minute drive)
Hanalei Beach
26 miles away (37 minute drive)
Lumahai Beach
28.3 miles away (45 minute drive)
Lydgate State Park