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“Easily accessed waterfall”

Akaka Falls State Park
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Vermont, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Easily accessed waterfall”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

As others have noted, the walk to these falls is easy and repays your effort with lush tropical foliage and flowers. The falls themselves are lovely. They are higher than Niagara, but very narrow, so not overwhelming, but still worth viewing. Come in the morning on a sunny day - you will see rainbows dancing in the lower falls. This is a low key attraction with minimal amenities, which makes it endearing.

Visited June 2013
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“Pretty, But Not The Best of Hawaii”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is a pretty waterfall. To be truthful, the walk to the waterfall was the prettiest part -- there were some AMAZING flowers and trees to see! There are better waterfalls on the island, though, so if you're short on time, see some of the others.

Visited November 2012
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Shanghai, China
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“A short walk to reach a beautiful waterfall”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013

We visited with our two children aged 7 and 9. After a short walk (less than 20 min), we reached the fall. We probably liked the abundance of flowers and trees even more than the fall itself. Limited picnic facilities. Nice to see if you have some time in Hilo.

Visited June 2013
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phoenix
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“Beautiful Falls in Nice Park”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

It's only a short 20-min. walk around this state park to see the beautiful Akaka Falls. Anyone can do this walk; very easy and not strenuous in the least. Beautiful flowers and foliage along the way.
Extremely minimal fee to enter the park ($5 per car if park in the lot, or only $1 per person if you park on street outside of the park). Great picture taking opportunity!

Visited July 2013
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Tucson, Arizona
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“amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

Short walk, tall falls.Small Parking fee well worth it. Great for photos. Safe for family of all ages. Even saw a nana on their. =)

Visited July 2013
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