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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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None

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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 with scattered showers. Lows 49 to 63. East winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 74.8° F
Relative Humidity: 79%
Pressure: 30.03"
Dew Point: 67.8° F

Winds from the NNW at 8.1 mph gusting to 9.0 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.05"

Sunrise: 5:55 AM
Sunset: 7:15 PM
Weather reported from Uluko, Lihue, HI (KHILIHUE5)
Forecast
Friday
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 60 to 78. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Lows 48 to 62. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 61 to 79. Southwest winds around 10 mph shifting to the east in the late morning and afternoon. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy with isolated showers. Lows 48 to 62. Southwest winds around 10 mph in the evening becoming light. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 5/25/2017 7:20 PM
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