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Akaka Falls State Park

End of Akaka Falls Road, Off Hwy 220, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
+1 808-974-6200
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  • Average9%
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“akaka falls” (581 reviews)
“the loop” (193 reviews)
“paved path” (128 reviews)
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End of Akaka Falls Road, Off Hwy 220, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI
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+1 808-974-6200
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"akaka falls"
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"the loop"
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"paved path"
in 128 reviews
"short walk"
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"easy walk"
in 158 reviews
"nice walk"
in 130 reviews
"beautiful waterfall"
in 210 reviews
"lush vegetation"
in 55 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 75 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 83 reviews
"the big island"
in 248 reviews
"take your time"
in 60 reviews
"plant life"
in 45 reviews
"viewing area"
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"quick stop"
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"hilo area"
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"kahuna"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Rainbow falls too, Akaka falls is much more impressive, it is a little bit of a walk compared to a rainbow, but absolutely worth it. You can park in lot, or on side of the road entering the park. There is $1 charge...More

Thank NorthernHub
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here on our way from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park back to Kona (we took the Northern route), and it was the perfect place to get out, stretch our legs for a few minutes, see some beautiful Hawaiian scenery, and get back on the...More

Thank TravelingRock13
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a beautiful place - and nice little hike. You can take 2 routes. It was pouring when I went - so make sure to bring shoes with rubber soles - it was slippery - but so lovely.

Thank DIELLE
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It was seriously raining when we arrived, but we could see the falls from the parking area. We didn't want to take the hike to the falls in that kind of weather, but even being at the parking area, we had a decent view and...More

Thank Bill G
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Falls were awesome. Parking is $5 per vehicle or pay $1 per person if you park just outside the gate ( 30 feet away !) Nice two falls round hike. One fall was hardly visible. Akaka was amazing. Raj first like walk. Not strenuous. Guard...More

Thank Ki P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not the best falls in the Hawaii Island chain but worth the trip to see it. If you've seen most of the waterfalls or several of them this rates somewhere in the middle for my wife and I. Of course, we all have our own...More

Thank sabers86
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice walk on a paved path through lush greenery. There are steps to climb on the path. It was rainy when we visited but were fortunate to have a break in the clouds during our time there. Parking is available with a $5.00 fee. An...More

Thank IWork2TravelUSA
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's is a lot of walking and stair climbing but the path is well maintained and fairly easy to do, We really loved the dense tropical forest setting and the amazing waterfall!

Thank MoniqueHawaii
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went during torrential down pour! Was a quick walk to the falls from the parking lot so we weren't that wet. Reminder it's the tropics so bring your rain poncho!

1  Thank sherry w
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Both Falls were beautiful... Had great weather... A must-see... the vegetation today was spectacular... Had a break in the rains...

Thank David A
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skatermom59
18 January 2018|
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Response from Gene B | Reviewed this property |
Lots of Uber and taxi also maybe a tour group is likely to a couple of spots.
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skatermom59
18 January 2018|
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Response from 81Maggie11 | Reviewed this property |
We rented a car. Not sure the cost of a taxi.
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cindy d
4 December 2017|
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Response from Dodgerblu6 | Reviewed this property |
There is no Entry Fee. There is, however, a Parking Fee. I think it's about $4.00 for visitors. Free for Kama'aina.
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