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Address: Laie, Oahu, HI

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Muddy trail but worth it

Great place at the top with the falls. Usually are running. Fruit to eat along the way (if you are traveling at the right time). Not very scenic on the way up ... lots to walk... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 August 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Great place at the top with the falls. Usually are running. Fruit to eat along the way (if you are traveling at the right time). Not very scenic on the way up ... lots to walk through.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The whole family took the hike and noone regrets it. It took a little longer than expected, but then again, we had a child with ut. The first part is really easy, but the view and the forest is beautiful. Later in the path gets a lot more muddy and narrow, and the last part before the falls is mud... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

For those who enjoyed a small hiking trip and looking at different plants and birds, this would be a great place. The area near the falls is very crowded, But taking a dip in the pond below the falls can be refreshing after all the walking.

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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

If you haven't made this hike before, I would suggest on enlisting someone who knows the trail to go with you. Signage is minimal. Finding the trailhead and then staying on the trail for the first few miles is questionable. The hike is definitely worth the effort. Lot's of fruit on the way including strawberry guava and java plum. The... More 

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Dubbo, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

It was a nice stroll and easy walking but the falls were a bit disappointing to say the least. Its ok for a stop of on your way to somewhere else but don't make the trip if its a spectacular waterfall you are looking for

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

Good hike. A bit longer than we had originally thought but gorgeous views! The falls was a little bit of a let down but refreshing and nice to explore. Plan on 1.5 hours up to the falls (could easily take 2 if you go leisurely)... faster downhill.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015 via mobile

Read all of these views and thought ya, moderate hike, "can be done in flip flops" "can swim to the falls" "muddy but worth it".... Well let me tell you about a little hike I like to call " nam". One day it started it raining and it didn't quit for 4 hours, we been through every kind of rain... More 

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Laie, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

The problem with Laie Falls is that it is a long hike with kind of a lame waterfall at the end. I usually enjoy chatting with friends on hikes but there is a big stretch of this hike that makes it difficult because you basically have to walk single file. If you want to spend your day hiking you would... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

This was a great hike! We did after a good rain which made for a very messy hike. The views area fantastic and the waterfall is beautiful. I am not sure how cold the water was because I didn't get, but it looked nice. Wear good hiking shoes, clothes you don't mind getting dirty and lots of water! Great hike,... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2014

Did this hike on the last day of our trip. Took us 1.5 hr to get to the summit. We were never able to find the train that leads off to the waterfall. Apparently we missed it going up and going down. Oh well, the vistas were still beautiful. BE CAREFUL - I sprained my ankle coming down because I... More 

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