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“Easy access of highway”

Akaka Falls State Park
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Ranked #1 of 80 things to do in Hilo
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Morro Bay, California, United States
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Easy access of highway”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great day trip north of Hilo on Mamaloa Highway. You can zip line up there too! Shades of Jurassic Park! I wish I was back there today!

Visited January 2014
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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Forgot how much beauty our island has.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2014

One of the tallest waterfalls in the world, a pleasant hike/walk from parking lot, all paved. For older, or challenged visitors I reccomend going to the left when you meet the trail. Both have several stairs, but the trail to the right is much farther, and the side waterfall you see on that trail, pales in comparison to the main attraction - Akaka Falls

Visited January 2014
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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A delightful nature walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2014

The paved walkway was delightful. There are stairs and slight inclines but the view of the falls itself is great. Parking is available but likely tight if crowded. Understandably, if you park inside the gate there is a $5 fee per car or $1 per person if you walk in. Plan on a hour or so. A good memory.

Visited January 2014
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Atlanta, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Prepare to hike!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014

To see the falls you have to walk/hike a circular trail that is about 1/2 mile long, some downhill, then back up hill. The falls are lovely, but it isn't exactly Niagara.

Visited January 2014
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Plymouth, Minnesota
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“Gorgeous! But be prepared for the hike & stairs!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2014

Akaka Falls is gorgeous! And worth the effort!

But, be prepared, the "loop" hike has 380ish stairs involved in navigating it.

The attached picture is what you can see, if you decide not to make the hike.

Visited January 2014
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