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Address: Kauai, HI
Activities: Hiking
Description: One of Kauai's best hiking trails.

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Amazing fun for all

We loved this hike. Our daughter is 3.5 and was able to walk the whole time. We obviously helped her down the steep declines to the waterfall and swimming holes. The first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
mamanana2011
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We loved this hike. Our daughter is 3.5 and was able to walk the whole time. We obviously helped her down the steep declines to the waterfall and swimming holes. The first waterfall was to the left of the path and we were able to jump off rocks into the pool at the bottom. After we reached the first waterfall... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I would classify this more of a nature walk than a hike. Its great to be able to spend a couple of hours and see the sights. Don't forget to wear light clothes for the humidity and bring your swim suit for the pond.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We drove past twice looking for yellow gate. It's red and white and there are no signs. Houses line one side of street. The hike took 2 hours round trip, including climbing down to the hill to rope swing. To find path going down hill to second falls take the path that heads up hills, then youll climb straight down... More 

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Seattle
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3 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This was the highlight of our trip to Kauai - the hike is fairly easy, the first waterfall is nice the but the real payoff is the second waterfall which was fantastic. We watched Jurassic Park upon returning to our hotel that night and saw the second waterfall is featured in the movie - very cool! Getting to the second... More 

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San Diego, California
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

There is actually two waterfalls here. The walk down to them is pretty short, and you can swim at the second falls, there is an easy pool to go into. The other falls had some locals (and some brave tourists) jumping off a cliff into the pool below.

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Irvine, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The gate is now red and white as opposed to the yellow everyone listed below. If you follow the GPS coordinates from below that tells you exactly where to park. It is definitely a muddy trail and very step at times. I wold plan be there longer than you think you will. Definitely bring the bug spray. I sprayed myself... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I found the directions to this in a guide book, used my car's GPS, and had no problem locating the yellow gate at the start of the trail. A very friendly, local couple asked which set of falls we were going to. I asked them which one they suggested, and they both said the second of the two. It was... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is really hard to find, you need a good map to find it but it is a nice hike and very local. Ask a local to give you directions, the trail isn't for those with disabilities or older folks or those that have trouble walking or with balance.

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Draper, Utah
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Honestly, one of my favorites in Kauai. I'm really into non-touristy places and this qualifies as that. As others have stated it is in a residential area, as you go down the last street (after turning right) just continue looking to the left to find a yellow gate. Park on the street and enter just to the yellow gate. As... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We found it fairly quickly thanks to some advice here on Tripadvisor. It's in a residential area just look for the yellow gate to the left as you are approaching. Coordinates for those who have GPS ( 22.103024, - 159.343316). It is very muddy no matter if it rains or not, so definitely wear hiking shoes. It's a nice little... More 

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