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Please treat yourself to this short but semi-challenging hike. We went early in the morning and we were the 2nd car in the lot which is small. The trail was still wet and very slippery so do be careful. The trail is also steep and...More
Wife, 8 year old daughter and I arrived early (9am) to get a parking spot and beat the rush and good thing we did. Hiked down a muddy trail which took about 40 minutes to the black sand beach and incredible views of a river...More
We drove to the lookout and hiked to the valley floor. Somewhat challenging but short hike. Bring water. We did it flip flops with no problem. Views from along the trail and on the beach and valley are simply incredible. Black sand beach, beautiful green...More
The track from the end of the road is steep and can be slippery in the top third after rain. The car park holds about 6 cars, with parking space along the edge of the road for about a kilometre. The walk down is quite...More
The road dead-ends at a short parking area. The trail starts at the end of the parking lot. It is a steep trail at some points as it winds back and forth along the hillside as it works its way to the bottom of the...More
A nice spot in the first valley, Waypio is the 7th and last one
It’s the end of the road so the very small parking can be very packed
You can take an uneasy path to go down and look at the beach down
Did this hike instead of Waipio because I was looking for a shorter hike for that day. Drove from Kailua-Kona through Waimea for a scenic drive. My advice is not to wear flip-flops, sandals are ok. Stopped at Keokea park on the way back, picnic...More
We did this short/steep hike to explore and enjoy the beach area located at the bottom of the trail. If you are willing to make the hike, this is certainly a must-do when visiting the Big Island. Bring water and I would suggest bring lunch...More
First off - you don't have to hike down to the beach if you don't want to but the only other way is with a 4X4. That is the only vehicle they will allow down the incline that is this hike. It is almost a...More
It would depend on your stamina and strength. It is a fairly steep climb back up. You are not ever climbing as with your hands and knees, but there are three switchbacks and almost constantly climbing as if on stairs.