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Worth the couple hours for the views

Along with the quick diversion to the Cliff Trail lookout, you figure for about a 4 mile walk with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Worth it

We found the walks a little easier than what we thought, gorgeous views, lots of shade and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Silvia C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Along with the quick diversion to the Cliff Trail lookout, you figure for about a 4 mile walk with about 600ft in elevation change. The hike itself was not as arduous as expected, and I’d say it was moderate at best. The part I’d caution...More

1  Thank stevegL7074HP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found the walks a little easier than what we thought, gorgeous views, lots of shade and magnificent photos opportunities

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Reviewed October 12, 2018

After viewing Waimea's lookouts, proceed another mile up the road. The hike is is 3.6 miles and well shaded, and goes gradually downhill. After a mile, you begin to have fantastic views of the Canyon, and then continue further to a waterfall. Jump in to...More

3  Thank DunnTrips12
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Started to do one of the hikes here but very slippery and muddy. We were unsure we were still on the right trail as hand't seen any signs for a long while so eventually turned back.

1  Thank Pole2Pole_Images
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We decided to do this hike and we are grateful we did. While this hike is not easy, in fact it can be pretty hard the views from on the canyon ridge our breathtaking. All in all, with a quick lunch break at the top,...More

2  Thank rjrhodes1988
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Headed out on a beautiful day expecting a breathtaking waterfall view at the end. I was disappointed with what you could see. There are few look outs or good views from this hike. The only saving grace is the area just prior to the waterfall...More

1  Thank Joseph D
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Very beautiful and a must see. About an hour away if you're staying on the south shore. Make sure your vehicle can make the steep climbs and be sure to have a least a half tank of gas! Be sure to stop at all the...More

Thank BethanieTilley
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Although you can't see Waipo'o Falls from the trail, it's still worth it to hike to the top of waterfall! You can hike to a small waterfall that feeds into Waipo'o - the water is a little cool, but it's refreshing after the long hike!...More

2  Thank hayleypl
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Well maintained trail. Not long, about 1.8 miles one way from the lookout to the top of the fall. It should be counted as an easy trail, but a lot of up and downs, so people with knew problems will feel difficult hiking on the...More

3  Thank Michelle Z
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We set out on this hike from the second viewpoint. From here it is 1/2 mile of very challenging downhill and uphill to reach the trail junction. Very wise people will park by mm14 at olamanu road and hike the 0.8 miles down to the...More

Thank Mark P
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June 23, 2018|
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Response from flyingfingers-7 | Reviewed this property |
You can’t go wrong with any of the trails. Research them online ahead of time and choose according to your ability and desired length of time. Recommend going in the morning as the clouds frequently come mid-morning... More
Amir J
December 5, 2017|
Response from LUchicago | Reviewed this property |
Hello! I am not familiar with the new spur trail so I would recommend you read up on it. From all of our three weeks in Kauai, we found that the earlier we arrived, the better our chances were of finding parking. Even when... More
April 25, 2017|
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Response from Sylvie B | Reviewed this property |
TO add to my previous answer and not mix you up with someone else's response...I believe Canyon trail has two entry/exit points from highway as some trails intersect in the canyon!