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“N'ualolo Trail in Koke'e State Park a Must”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Koke'e State Park

Koke'e State Park
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$112.50*
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Waimea Canyon Bicycle Downhill
Ranked #3 of 11 things to do in Kekaha
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Owner description: A beautiful state park encompassing 4345 acres and containing 45 miles of scenic trails.
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“N'ualolo Trail in Koke'e State Park a Must”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2006

The views are amazing, but it is a dangerous trail. Especially when the trail has been rained out. The first 1/3 is mud, the second third is flat, and the last third is a steep 1500 climb. But the views are amazing. This is where Harrison Ford had his hissy fit in the movie Six Nights and Seven Days. There probably won't be anyone on the way back even in high season. Breathtaking views that will stay with you forever. It is 11.6 miles, and you better start before 10 am because of daylight constraints. Bring 2x as much water as you think. Its hot and dry up there, and you can get dehydrated easily. Make sure to get plenty of gas for your car before you leave Waimea to get here no gas stations up in the park area.

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“Excellent Hiking”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2005

There are many hiking trails in Koke'e worth looking into. We did the Nualolo Trail which then connected to the Awaawapui Trail (11 mi. RT).
This was a great hike which gives great views of the southern end of the NaPali. Although you have to hike a while before getting to the Coast and the really good views, it is worth the effort. (we needed to work off all of the food and drink we were spoiling ourselves to anyway). Also, this is a good way to hike to NaPali if you want to avoid the crowds on the Kalalau trail. (we only saw 2 people our entire hike in Koke'e). While in Koke'e, the Canyon Trail hike in Waimea Canyon is a must too.

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