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Kumuwela Trail

Hawaii > Kauai > West Kauai
Summary
Length3 mi
Elev. Gain350 ft
Difficulty1 / 5
Rating7 / 10
TypeView
The path to the Kumuwela viewpoint travels through dense forests of trees, vines, flowers and ferns. The hike ends with magnificent views into Waimea Canyon and the ocean.

From the trailhead, take the right fork after the road to Camp Sloggett. Contine 0.6 miles to the end of the road. Continue on and cross over Elekeninui and then Maluapopoki Streams. Continue hiking south as the trail descends further into the forest, and eventually reaches Kumuwela Road. Head right and walk 0.4 miles to the Kumuwela Viewpoint.
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Best time to go
Year-round

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Hike Featured In...
Day Hikes on Kauai
By Robert Stone
 
Trailhead Location
GPS Coordinates:
22° 7.555' N
159° 39.071' W

Driving Directions:
From Waimea, drive north on Highway 550 6.7 miles to the junction with Kokee road/Highway 552. Continue driving north 8.7 miles. Drive 0.1 miles past the museum and turn right. Drive 0.5 miles to the Camp Sloggett turnoff on the right, park here.
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Weather Report for KOKEE, HI
Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers in the evening, then occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible early in the evening. Locally heavy rainfall possible after midnight. Lows 56 to 67. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 76.6° F
Relative Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 29.99"
Dew Point: 74.1° F

Winds from the NNW at 0.0 mph gusting to 0.0 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.00"

Sunrise: 6:18 AM
Sunset: 7:04 PM
Weather reported from Uluko, Lihue, HI (KHILIHUE5)
Forecast
Monday
Mostly cloudy. Occasional showers and slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs 66 to 85. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely and slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then occasional showers after midnight. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Lows 57 to 68. East winds around 10 mph. Chance of rain 80 percent.
Tuesday
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the morning, then occasional showers in the afternoon. Locally heavy rainfall possible. Highs 62 to 81. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 90 percent.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the evening, then showers likely after midnight. Lows 56 to 67. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 8/21/2017 3:43 AM
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