Hawaii is blessed with many miles of lovely shoreline, however Richardson Ocean Park is actually a shocking seashore space. With a black sand seashore, tall palm bushes and ponds that mirror the wonder, it’s so very picturesque!
Along with the surroundings, this park is sweet for observing honu (sea turtles.) The honu feed right here after which come to the shore to relaxation. We take pleasure in standing alongside the walled space and watching the honu coming as much as breath.
Personally, we merely take pleasure in taking within the surroundings right here, nevertheless it’s price noting that Richardson Ocean Park is among the only a few seashores on the Hilo facet of the Massive Island the place you may swim and snorkel. In fact, it’s best to all the time verify ocean safety conditions earlier than getting within the water.
The black sand seashore is fairly small, however there’s a lifeguard station right here. By the way in which, there are additionally restrooms and showers.
Richardson Ocean Park is positioned in Hilo within the area of 2355 Kalanianaole Avenue, simply south of the the guts of Hilo city. (See this Google Map for instructions.) It’s additionally price noting that Carlsmith Beach Park is one other lovely seashore positioned very close by at roughly 1815 Kalaianaole Avenue.
Have you ever been to the seashores within the Hilo space? Which is your favourite?