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Address: Nounou Road, Nonou West Trail, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96747
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moderate hike that doesn't disappoint

A little under 3 miles round trip -- unless you want to go all-out and up the sketchy trail to the tippy top. This trail is easy to find, has good parking, and isn't TOO... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
robfriesel
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Essex, Vermont
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Essex, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A little under 3 miles round trip -- unless you want to go all-out and up the sketchy trail to the tippy top. This trail is easy to find, has good parking, and isn't TOO difficult. You can get to the main upper clearing and back in about 2 hours if you're not strolling leisurely. Great views of Kauai's East... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an amazing hike. Climbing for approx 2 miles on a fun trail. Must be able to climb up rocks....vertically. Trail very slippery if it has rained withing a few days and i would avoid. I wouldn't recommend this for small children. Hiking shoes and water are a must. Always be prepared. I saw a few couples carrying babies... More 

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Ventura, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We try and hike this trail each year that we come to Kauai. We have never been disappointed. Just long enough to get your heart pumping, without taking the whole day, or wishing you had never started. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

sweet place to get to for sunrise. the hike takes about 40-60 minutes, so plan accordingly and watch a great sunrise

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Whangarei
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this hike, which was short. We had read other reviews, so knew the first part was steep (but actually we didn't find it too bad). It was one of the highlights of the trip for me, especially as we cancelled our Waimea Canyon hike earlier in the week due to rain and cloud. The signage is really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed the 2 mile east side trail right to the summit although you are officially advised that the trail ends at 1.75 miles!! That last quarter mile is a bit of a scrambling climb but I did it, even as a 64 yr old woman with previous knee surgery!! Today it was dry and the trail was not at... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a short hike (I started at 8am, back down before 11am), this is a great choice. You will get some excellent views of Kauai's east coast along the way, and it was not crowded at all. The only thing to watch out for is when you get to what looks like the "end" with a... More 

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Piney Flats, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hiked this trail with my wife while on vacation. Not an extremely hard hike but neither is it for the faint of heart. Start early and take your time. It gets hot by mid day. Lots of nice views along the path but view from top is spectacular. Wear comfortable clothes and good shoes. Bring along plenty of water. Well... More 

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Playa Mujeres, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took A lot of pictures on the way up the trail, beautiful! As we climbed up the trail more and more of the east side of Kauai became visible. Some reviews say that this hike is 1.25 miles, more like 2 miles to the picnic tables. Here the views are almost 360! there is also a bench over looking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views are very nice, especially if you go further than allowed. However, it is very intense and on the hit it's very tough.

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