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You can park near the falls and take a quick look. Not huge, but pretty all the same. No... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2019
Greenville, Michigan
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Than Rainbow falls. A short walk from the parking lot. Toilets are available and a lawn for kids to... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2018
Kobe, Japan
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99 Peepee Falls Road, Off Kaumana Drive, Hilo, Island of Hawaii, HI 96720
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All reviews boiling pot wailuku river parking lot clean restrooms easy access small waterfall viewing area quick stop short drive mother nature nice stop worth a visit pots cooling rapids downstream beauty
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

We stopped to see this spot, but not real impressive. A small waterfall but fun to see none the less.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed 30 January 2019

You can park near the falls and take a quick look. Not huge, but pretty all the same. No designated trails for hiking that I could see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jugglenut
Reviewed 25 December 2018 via mobile

Than Rainbow falls. A short walk from the parking lot. Toilets are available and a lawn for kids to play. The falls are nice looking depending on the rainfall. You won’t spend more than an hour hear at the most.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank williamsM29HU
Reviewed 22 September 2018

This does not get the attention that Rainbow Falls gets but still a very nice falls. Love waterfalls so I seek them out wherever.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank michaelnT6540LP
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Pe'epe'e Falls is located upstream from the popular Rainbow Falls in Hilo. The Waterfalls, surrounded by lava rocks and lush vegetation, plunges about 25 meter into a pool below. A small trail to the right of the viewing area leads to the pots below. However,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank X7964NYarunk
Reviewed 12 August 2018

There is no direct access to the falls as it is surrounded by houses. There is a park with a viewing area, but it only allows you to view half of the falls. There are also signs posted saying you may not hike down to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank goodricm
Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is a great photo opportunity. Absolutely stunning! Don't miss it. You will love the beauty of flowers and plants with ocean view.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GD64
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We were hoping to hike to these falls as suggested by our guide book. The state had put up signs in front of the trail head making it illegal to hike there. We were disappointed.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Hdolphin18
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Pe'epe'e Falls is a short drive from Rainbow Falls. We stopped here - no problem parking and they have a bathroom. No hike to view the falls. Took a few pictures and headed on our way.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MurfeeW
Reviewed 14 June 2018

Upstream from Rainbow Falls, but more scenic with Pe'epe'e Fall in the backdrop, and the pools of water below. Not the place to go swimming, though, because of flash floods.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judi C
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