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Address: Nounou Road, Nonou West Trail, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96747
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Nice and fast hike albeit might be steep for somebody. We were caught by rain during our hike up and the hike turns to muddy and slippery one almost instantly but then it dries... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice and fast hike albeit might be steep for somebody. We were caught by rain during our hike up and the hike turns to muddy and slippery one almost instantly but then it dries really fast. The views from top were great (especially from the "forbidden" part of Giant`s nose and chin which seems like everybody is visiting (just take... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

At 56 years old i would boast ti be the oldest person to make it to the top... But that is definitely not true. Lol. There were much older people than I, coming for the hike! I took this hike with my son & his girlfriend (35 yrs old), my daughter - the marathon runner (33 yrs old) and my... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike is for all hiker abilities. There are several paths that bring you to the top. One is really long and very easy, another is moderate, but has less breath taking view and the third is almost straight up. Once at the top it is amazing. Beautiful panoramic views. Do not miss the little cave at the top. Only... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The trail is about 2 miles uphill so make sure you are in shape to make it. The views from the top are amazing. The trail took us about an hour each way and there is a picnic area on top that we ate our lunch at.

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gorgeous 4 mile trail (in and out) that winds itself up the Sleeping Giant's Chin. The first leg up is quite doable for #silversagers if you're in good shape. It was slippery from mud and wet rock, yet an easy ascent uphill. However, would not recommend the extra section to the Chin - incredibly dangerous for any age. Bring water!... More 

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Princeville, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Rewarding Panoramic Ocean & Island View awaits the Hiker at the Top. What I enjoyed most was that most of the trail is under a Canopy of Trees.

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the Sleeping Giant Trail. We are both in our mid sixties and we did it! There is a really tricky place where you need to climb up rocks, but other than that it is a fairly easy trail. The views, even on the way up showed you miles and miles of the beautiful coast line. We obeyed the... More 

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Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great hike with amazing views at the top. Parts of it are somewhat strenuous especially if you climb all the way to the giants head (which we did). Doesn't take too long, about 3.6 miles round trip.

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kauai is a place where so many warnings signs are placed on trails restricting movement, and they are ignored by everyone. And the Sleeping Giant Trail is one of those trails. The path to the top of the giant's face is so marked. Never would I tell you to disobey a warning sign, but . . .

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Boise, ID
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this hike after kayaking the river in the morning. It was a nice uphill hike for a couple miles. The hike up could be difficult for some just because of the elevation gain, but the views are worth it. When you get up to past the picnic tables, you may or may not want continue past the sign.

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