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“Simply Beautiful”

Akaka Falls State Park
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$187.45*
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Hilo Zipline over KoleKole Falls
Ranked #1 of 80 things to do in Hilo
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Winnipeg, Canada
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“Simply Beautiful”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We stopped on our tour of the Big Island....so beautiful ...so tropical. Great place to vist. Well worth the $1.00 entrance fee.

Visited March 2013
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“Beautiful Falls”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

One of my favorite Waterfalls in all Hawaii! This is a beauty and can be watched for hours! It is tall and powerful and you can get very close to it's wonder! A Must see in my book!

Visited February 2013
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Ohio
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“Awesome falls with a nice hike”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

If you are looking for a real hike - this is not the place. yet it is still worth stopping by and visiting as the falls themselves are amazing. The lush vegetation surrounding the paved pathway is terrific too. The hike is a very easy one and takes about 30 minutes to complete if you are taking your time.

Parking is $5 per vehicle. Restrooms are available at the parking lot. no food or drink sales on site.

Note: Since this area is very easily accessible - this is a major tourist attraction. Entire tour buses pull up and let the crowds out which then venture on the small path to see the falls. If you are looking for a real nature-rich hike, you will be disappointed.

Visited March 2013
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Rogers, Arkansas
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“Just awesome. Easy hike on a paved trail, ridiculous scenery.”
Reviewed March 27, 2013 via mobile

$5 to park a car, 30 minute easy hike on a paved trail with handrails and steps. The scenery is just like other posters have described... you feel like you are hiking through Jurassic park. Akaka Falls is gorgeous and photos don't do it justice. If you are staying on the big island, don't miss this.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“It felt like we stepped into a scene from Jurassic Park”
Reviewed March 26, 2013

Absolutely breathtaking! We paid $5 to park the car and make the short "hike" to the falls. The rainforest scenery was stunning. The vegetation is incredible in this park. We spent about 30 minutes walking the circle and thoroughly enjoyed every moment. Definitely worth a stop!

Visited March 2013
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