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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

Cost
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 57 to 69. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Currently
Temperature: 76.6° F
Relative Humidity: 73%
Pressure: 30.05"
Dew Point: 67.5° F

Winds from the East at 2.7 mph gusting to 4.9 mph

Precipitation
Last Hour: 0.00"
Today: 0.13"

Sunrise: 6:37 AM
Sunset: 6:08 PM
Weather reported from Kauai High 2, Lihu?e, HI (KHILHUE3)
Forecast
Sunday
Partly sunny with scattered showers. Highs 66 to 80. Light winds. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers. Haze. Lows 55 to 67. Light winds becoming southwest around 10 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 50 percent.
Monday
Mostly cloudy. Scattered showers in the morning, then showers likely in the afternoon. Haze through the day. Highs 67 to 81. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy. Showers likely in the evening, then scattered showers after midnight. Lows 53 to 65. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph after midnight. Chance of rain 70 percent.
Weather information provided by Weather Underground. Current as of 10/22/2017 10:06 PM
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