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Address: Kokee State Park, Waimea, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Activities: Hiking

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Hiking on paradise

We visited the museum at Koke'e and then hiked the Waipo'o Falls trail, which was moderately strenuous and wonderful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We wanted to hike to a waterfall, and this one seemed to be the most reliable in Waimea Canyon from what we'd heard. Entrance is right at MM 14, a gravel road at the Koke'e sign - you can park across the street or if you have a 4-wheel drive, cut 1 mile off the hike and drive down. Signage... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visited the museum at Koke'e and then hiked the Waipo'o Falls trail, which was moderately strenuous and wonderful.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Awe inspiring views! Moderate hike to the top of the waterfall. You can not see the actual waterfall since you end up on top of it, but there is a nice little pool and smaller waterfall that makes for good photo and a relaxing stopping point on the trail. Can be muddy, but totally worth the hike to see the... More 

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West Olive, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is not an easy hike but well worth the effort! Through jungle and over boulders you'll end up with a gorgeous view of the canyon. Go just a bit further to the waterfall. We were expecting a tall, grand waterfall but it was small yet picturesque. The trail signs do not point you to the overlook but someone scratched... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This hike is everything you want in a hike - a challenge, beautiful sweeping views, and waterfalls! If you have a couple of hours, please do it - you won't regret it. It is moderately difficult with steep, slippery parts and exposed roots, but if you are fit, it won't be a problem. We saw couples with babies in carriers... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We didn't plan on doing any hiking, but when we got to a lookout and saw trails we knew we had to. The signs say it is a short hike so we didn't bring water or food unfortunately, and it was a hot one. The trail is separated into sections so I'm not entirely sure what we took, but we... More 

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San Marino, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

yes, the hike is awesome! don't just go to the park, hike! one of our favorite hike> not easy, igave up after 20 minutes but my family made it down to the fall and they love it!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you are ever here and the weather/ time permitting - the trail here is an unforgettable experience . There are marked areas which are permitted to the Trekkers around here . Simply superb . Carry some water and small snack there is nothing available . Also , it generally tends to be wet so carry a small light rain... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Looking over the edge at almost 4000' down into the canyon really makes you feel small. So beautiful and simply mesmerizing! Go to the trail head and find your way to the hidden falls but be very careful, on the trail there are no rails. But after you descend a few thousand feet and walk several miles through jungles that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The trail is moderate difficulty and the views are "WOW!" I've done it many times. My favorite part is after the waterfall. You continue on a narrow portion of trail just a few minutes for the BEST views!!

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