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Canyon Trail

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Address: Kokee State Park, Waimea, Kauai, HI
Phone Number: 8084640840
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Beautiful Views

This trail in Kokee State Park offers wonderful views of Waimea Canyon. There are some steep drop-offs, but the trail is wide enough that even someone with a fear of heights can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail in Kokee State Park offers wonderful views of Waimea Canyon. There are some steep drop-offs, but the trail is wide enough that even someone with a fear of heights can handle it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hike is not for little kids or people with limited mobility. If you do hike the canyon, you will be rewarded. It is beautiful beyond words. Be warned, it can be very muddy with red mud that stains everything. The trail can get steep and narrow in places. Wear shoes with good traction. Follow the written signs to the... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parked just past the 14 mile marker on the side of 550 and walked down the dirt road. There is a military post uphill at this location. There is a trail marker at the beginning of the dirt road showing Waipo'o falls, so you can be sure that you are on the right Waimea Canyon trail. You could drive down... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You may get muddy and it can be challenging for some. Also be sure to bring plenty of water. It really is worth it

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Rolling Meadows, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail made for a nice easy day hike. The beginning part is gently graded through some forest, then it opens up to a beautiful view of the canyon. You then hike to the beginnings of a waterfall (the pools at the top), which were pretty but a little lackluster.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hike was by far one of the highlights of our visit to Waimea Canoyn! Throughout the hikes you get to see breathtaking views of the canyon from different angles, walk on one of the canyon's peaks, and see the Waipo'o Falls from a feet away! Please note, however, that the trail leads to the top of the falls, so... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little hike with views but very slippery. Lots of people on the hike, give yourself at least three hours for the out and back.

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Haslett, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a small part of the trail. It was going to take too long, and be a bit too much for our entire group. However, for serious hikers, that can handle a few thousand foot decent and climb on narrow, root filled, and at times slippery muddy paths, this is an adventure worth having. For the less serious, you... More 

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Sunnyvale, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This trail starts on fairly even ground, and later becomes uphill, hiking over exposed roots and rocks. Bring plenty of water, a snack, and don't forget your camera. Wear appropriate footwear (no slippahs). Spectacular view when you reach the summit! I'm so glad we got to see the Grand Canyon of the Pacific!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike starts in the forests at 3500 feet and takes you down into Waimea Canyon where you get spectacular views of the canyon all the way out to the coast. Parts of the trail are quite muddy and slick.

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