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Address: Nounou Road, Nonou West Trail, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96747
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I hiked the sleeping giant in a cloudy day, which is about everyday on Kauai:). This is a nice moderate hike. Not too strenuous, but it is uphill. There are some parts that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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48 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I hiked the sleeping giant in a cloudy day, which is about everyday on Kauai:). This is a nice moderate hike. Not too strenuous, but it is uphill. There are some parts that require climbing up on some rocks, which was fun. It started drizzling on the way up and rained harder on the way down. Hiking in the rain... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We accessed this trail from the house lots off Haleilio Rd. We went very early to take in the sunrise. The trail was quite busy one our way down and the parking lot was full. The sun really hits this sied making the trail more exhausting. The views were beautiful. Bring water and wear proper shoes!

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Kula, Hawaii
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sleeping Giant above Kapa'a town is a relatively moderate climb, with plenty of views at and near the top. Bring water, bc it's warm and humid, be ready for muddy and slippery towards the bottom, and bring camera for the views!

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Thank KulaGrower
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful view from the top, but a bit of a hairy climb, especially if it's been raining recently. Totally worth it, however.

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Thank ericsternbach
Hansville, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Started our day with this hike. Great hike to get the heart pumping! Amazing views from the top of sleeping giant!

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calgary
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

after asking the bell hops at our local hotel how to get to the best trail head, we headed out on the Sleeping Giant Trail. Must admit it was a bit steeper than expected, and one of our party did turn back because of the steep terrain. The rest of us hiked to the top and took in the sweeping... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hike with wildflowers. The climb is to a rocky outcrop. We did not stand out on the edge as some people did but still had a wonderful 360 degree view. Don't miss the wind tunnel by going to the left right below the rocks at the top

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife did this hike a couple of weeks ago. Great place for a photo opp at the end. I don't love heights, but was able to do all of this hike no problem at all. Beautiful scenery. It gets wet there often, so can feel pretty humid. We each took a couple small bottles of water and it was... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of several places we hiked. Thank goodness the weather had been dry, otherwise some of the areas on this hike would have been very dangerous. There are actually 3 different paths leading up to the top, where there are benches at lookout points and some picnic tables for hikers to rest and eat. On our way down... More 

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Defiance, Iowa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This an excellent hike. We went with COCO who did an excellent job. We went to the top and got great pics.

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