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Canyon Trail

Kokee State Park, Waimea, Kauai, HI
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Waimea
Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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79 reviews 79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a really fun hike. You'll be rewarded with fantastic views of the canyon and a nice water fall at the end of the hike. After you play in the water fall, then you hike back the same trail to get back to your vehicle. If you are in decent shape, then you can do this hike. It is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Loved this trail, not too long and beautiful scenery. Recommend getting there very early as parking fills up fast. We arrived around 7:30 and it was perfect. By the time we left the area around 2 the clouds had already started rolling in with some rain.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My partner wasn't sure if he wanted to go on this one because so few people had reviewed it here online in comparison to some of the other attractions and hikes. However, this was such an amazing hike and experience! The hike is mostly downhill on the way to the Falls. You walk for about 30 mins before you get... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

It was beautiful peaceful and soul restoring. Went back on a not so cloudy and cold day. Had a circular rainbow of our shadow out in the clouds. Awsome!

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oxford
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is a good, moderate hike. Trail is in good condition, but slippery when wet - which it usually is. Doable for average folks in 2-3 hours. Nice views of the canyon, but we found no way to see the main falls from this trail.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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32 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

If you are a traveler who loves the outdoors and a good moderate hike, I say this is a must do. This trail in Waimea Canyon is not as celebrated as the Kalalau Trail accessed on the north shore, but it is on par in terms of spectacular scenery and great exercise. The difference, of course, is that your views... More

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Nesconset, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

If you are in decent shape you have to do this hike. You will never see anything like it anywhere else in the world. I dangled my feet off the edge of an 800 ft. waterfall after seeing one of the most beautiful panoramic views in my life. What more do I need to say? Just be aware that the... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We hiked on the canyon trail, also hit the cliff view point (it literally take about 2 minutes and has nice views). We started at Puu hinahina lookout (not sure if there is anywhere else to start) and ended at some not so impressive waterfalls. I would still say hike to them though because the views on the way are... More

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San Ramon, California
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

A great hike to include as part of a 1-day trip to Waimea canyon. Did this in April with family including 2 gals - 14 & 11. This hike is described in detail elsewhere - here and at various other sites. We started off from Poipu (the Sheraton) around 8.45am. Reached the town of Waimea around 9.30am, packed some fried... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This trail provides amazing views and those classic "postcard" pictures. The trail is definitely muddy in sections and you better use your bug repellant, but those are minor inconveniences given the scenery and views!

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