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Crouching Lion

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Quick, steep hike

Fun short hike. Trail was wet when I went. I would only recommend doing it dry. Also very easy to... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Josh L
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Beautiful view, treacherous hike

I think this hike is a fun adventure but can be nerve wrecking to those less experienced hikers. I... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Meily L
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Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

Having done the popular hikes on Oahu, we decided to try some of the less "touristy" ones. Finding the trailhead for the hike can be a bit of a challenge as there really isn't any official marker or anything. We searched online and found where...More

5  Thank Eldon-Vancouver
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Okay, folks. You are looking for cheap, fun entertainment. I get it. It's Oahu, and things are EXPENSIVE. We hiked Crouching Lion this morning -- parked right off of Kam Highway. . . It's a tough hike for the average middle-age lady and her family,...More

2  Thank casawilson208
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Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Fun short hike. Trail was wet when I went. I would only recommend doing it dry. Also very easy to miss the "short"route up. I ended up going past and then looping back down. Awesome views, but very steep and slick. parking right across the...More

Thank Josh L
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Okay, folks. You are looking for cheap, fun entertainment. I get it. It's Oahu, and things are EXPENSIVE. We hiked Crouching Lion this morning -- parked right off of Kam Highway. . . It's a tough hike for the average middle-age lady and her family,...More

2  Thank casawilson208
Reviewed 28 May 2018

We hiked a dry trail and it took us 18 minutes to get to the top. There were three natural break areas on the way up with great views. We spent 30 minutes at the top taking awesome pictures. There are plenty of natural hand...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed 18 May 2018

I think this hike is a fun adventure but can be nerve wrecking to those less experienced hikers. I only got half way up when it started to drizzle and we made the decision to turn around as from that point on the trail only...More

3  Thank Meily L
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Please remember that this is not a sanctioned hike. Proceed at your own risk and please wear appropriate footwear as the trail is muddy and slippery. The trail can be a bit hard to find, but park in the area on the west side of...More

Thank B737NGDriver
Reviewed 21 March 2018

I hiked the mini trail portion of Crouching Lion after several days of rain, so the climb up can be a bit difficult as most of the trek up is muddy and steep. The views are definitely worth it though. There are a couple great...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was a moderately difficult hike with absolutely breathtaking views!! Wear good shoes and be prepared to get a little muddy. Be careful if it is raining, as all the mud gets slippery coming down. The climb is pretty steep, but that view is worth...More

Thank CaitlynBK
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The entrance was hard to find - located on the side of the highway bordering kahana bay - and not to mention covered in 'do not enter' sign posts - there is no clear trail, just many small ones leading to different parts of the...More

Thank rachdw
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We ate at a Resturant called the Crouching Lion and had a wonderful lunch, beautiful scenery! They closed but we were just by there and they have sold it , but it is under construction and will open a new Resturant in the same location...More

1  Thank Jeanne F
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was so much fun! There are 2 routes by which you can get to the top - the short (easier) and the long (advanced). We opted to do the loop - it was completely worth it. We ascended the long route which at times...More

1  Thank Adam F
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Yes, they are probably strong enough. But as a mother myself I would be so nervous with the steep cliffs. The trail is uneven and some strong wind gusts. Beautiful views but you need to watch your step. After you enter the... More
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