Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes Guide Book

by Robert Stone (Day Hike Books)
Day Hikes on Kauai 55 Great Hikes  by Robert Stone

128pp/color photos/maps
ISBN: 9781573420402

This guide describes 55 day hikes with spectacular views on this popular Hawaiian island. Includes Waimea Canyon, the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific," Kokee State Park, the Wailua River, and many coastal hikes.

© 2001 Robert Stone/Day Hike Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 55.
... Preview: Hideaway’s Beach (also called Pali Ke Kua) is actually two sandy beach coves separated by a lava rock point. An offshore reef stretches along the coast. These pockets of sand are nestled at the base o ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.6
... Preview: Sea Lodge Beach is a secluded beach at the base of the steep sea cliffs in Princeville. The small, protected cove is tucked into an indentation at the base of steep green cliffs. The trail winds throu ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This hike is an easy, meandering beach stroll on a narrow, tree-lined ribbon of sand along Anahola Bay. The half-mile stretch is bordered to the north by Kuaehu Point and to the south by Anahola Strea ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: Anahola Beach is a long, wide sandy beach on the south side of Anahola Bay. The bay, bordered by Kahala Point and Kuaehu Point, lies in a protected cove with a large offshore reef. Anahola Stream flow ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: This hike descends to the edge of the sheer cliffs and razor-edged ridges of the Nualolo and Awaawapuhi Valleys. There are inspiring panoramas of the steep, 3000-foot vertical cliffs to the isolated N ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: This loop hike begins at the head of Waimea Canyon and follows a narrow shelf perched on the hillside overlooking the sheer cliffs and multi-colored walls of the canyon. The path traverses the east-fa ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Upper and Lower Waipoo Falls offer a cool retreat for hikers in Waimea Canyon. Upper Waipoo Falls is fronted by a large swimming pool set in a tropical garden. Lower Waipoo Falls has showering cascade ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Halemanu, which means “bird house” in Hawaiian, is a popular bird-watching route. The well-groomed trail meanders through a lush native forest dominated with koa, ohia and lehua trees. The trail conne ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.4
... Preview: Black Pot Beach Park sits at the mouth of the Hanalei River in picture-perfect Hanalei Bay, fringed with palms. The park, bordered by the river to the north and the Pacific to the west, has a wide, gr ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: This hike is a deep jungle experience in the Hanalei Valley. The trail takes you through tall bamboo forests, across streams and into deep, dense tropical vegetation with overhanging branches, roots a ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Iliau Nature Loop is a short, self-guided path around a flat clearing on the dry western slope of Waimea Canyon. Several native plant species are identified with name plates. A covered picnic ar ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.3
... Preview: Kaakaaniu Beach, known locally as Larsen’s Beach, is a long, narrow beach between Kulikoa and Ka Lae Amana Points. The secluded beach sits at the base of low rolling hills and is backed by sand dunes ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Kahili Rock Quarry sits along the rugged cliffs of Mokolea Point, part of the Kilauea National Wildlife Refuge. The abandoned rock quarry overlooks the crescent-shaped Kilauea Bay from above Kilauea S ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Kilauea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Hanakapiai Falls Trail begins two miles up the Kalalau Trail on the Na Pali Coast at Hanakapiai Beach. This side trail leads up Hanakapiai Valley, a steep-walled, stream-fed valley, to a 300-foot ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Kalalau Trail along the Na Pali Coast is an undeveloped, ancient Hawaiian route accessible only by foot. The 11-mile trail follows the Na Pali Coast along the edge of massive, windswept cliffs to ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 4
... Preview: Kalihikai Beach (the same as Anini Beach County Park) is a 12-acre park fronting the beautiful Pacific. It has a tree-lined grassy picnic area with tables, restrooms, showers and barbecue grills. The ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Kalihiwai Bay is a deep water bay with a wide crescent of sand. The bay is rimmed by shady groves of ironwood trees and picnic tables. The sheer rock lava cliffs of Ka Lae O Kowali on the west and the ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The Kaluapuhi Trail (also called the Plum Grove Trail) follows a wide, flat grassy path through a beautiful forest of ohia, guava, plum, ginger and blackberries. The trail travels through the intima ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Waimea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Kauapea Beach, known locally as Secret Beach, is a long secluded stretch of golden sand at the base of the sheer cliffs just west of Kilauea Point. It is unofficially a clothing optional beach. From ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Kilauea, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The 30-acre Keahua Arboretum is located in the mountains above Wailua. This quiet refuge includes expansive open lawns with sheltered picnic areas surrounded by mountains and lush forests. The arbor ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes on Kauai: 55 Great Hikes"
Lihue, HI - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5

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