Saturday, January 7, 2012

The Easy Way to see Kauai's Kalalau Valley

The trail to Kalalau Valley on Kauai's roadless north coast is a 22-mile round-trip trek. And it walks like twice that far: don't think about speed hiking it in one day. On the other hand, a bird's eye view of one of the most beautiful views in the world can be had for only a few footsteps. The Kalalau Overlook is at road's end on the west side of the island, by driving to about 4,000 elevation past the rim of Waimea Canyon and through the forests of Kokee State Park. The geography of this place is amazing. Full directions in your Kauai Trailblazer guide.