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Nice hike but very muddy and slippery. Be prepared with good shoes! The way back down is the most... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
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Beautiful view

We hike this trail to the top. The views at the bench were amazing overlooking Hanalei Bay. It... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Fairfield, Ohio, United States
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4726 Ohiki Rd, Hanalei Valley, Hanalei, Kauai, HI
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Nice hike but very muddy and slippery. Be prepared with good shoes! The way back down is the most difficult part. Scenery is nice!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

We hike this trail to the top. The views at the bench were amazing overlooking Hanalei Bay. It was clear and sunny on the way up. Immediately past the bench the trail becomes narrow and with tall grass for several hundred yards. It opens up...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarianneH572
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We did this hike with our three kids. They are 13, 11, and 8. It was steep, muddy, and slippery but manageable. It was my favorite hike that we did in Kauai. The views were so beautiful and it was a wonderful workout. At the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank VPIcruiser
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This trail was really fun! To get to the trailhead, go past Princeville and turn left immediately after you cross the Hanalei Bridge - and I mean immediately! You will go down a dirt road and won't be sure, but there is a parking lot...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Khkummer
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this relatively well maintained trail. Some solid climbing broken up by plenty of mild inclines to rest. Literally saw two families at the overlook with infants. Would not bother on a rain day.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Arranged for a hike with a guide and this trail was selected. With a month of rain previous to our visit to this trail this week, I'm not sure why a guide would think this is an appropriate beginner trail. It was extremely muddy and...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank DiamondMom19
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

A really nice, muddy and at times challenging trail. First 45 min. is a great workout on muddy slopes going up. Then theres a viewing point. half a mile climbing and meandering over the ridge ends with even better views on both sides of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank travelbird_NL
Reviewed 11 January 2018

This trail is difficult right from the start and as you get further into the trail the muddier it gets. The Ultimate Kauai book talks about this trail but fails to clarify that the road leading to this trail is actually the start of the...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Elaine V
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Turn left immediately after the bridge before the town of Hanalei. The secluded road is between the river on the Turn left immediately after the bridge before the town of Hanalei. The secluded road is flanked by the river and taro fields. It is a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Jess P
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Sadly it was too muddy and brush too thick during first section that we ended up turning back! Be prepared if you decide to try it!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Response from Two_4_Exploring | Reviewed this property |
Yes we hiked it around June 20, 2018. The road said local traffic only, but we followed other cars and it was quite fine to the point of the trail head. Trail is fine, well marked with trail access parking.