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Kalopa State Recreation Area

Kalopa Road, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727
+1 808-775-8852
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Isolated

Tent Camped over the weekend here. It's a dark little Meadow with tall trees a couple of miles up... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
spomer1977
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Buena Park, California
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Quiet Nature Trail

This State Park is about 3 miles up a narrow windy road from Hwy 19. It is nicely maintained and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tony E
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“nature trail” (3 reviews)
“native trees” (2 reviews)
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Kalopa Road, Honokaa, Island of Hawaii, HI 96727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tent Camped over the weekend here. It's a dark little Meadow with tall trees a couple of miles up a windy road. There are three shelters over a concrete platform in which to pitch your tent. Can't stake your tent down but being out of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This State Park is about 3 miles up a narrow windy road from Hwy 19. It is nicely maintained and quiet - we saw just two other couples. There is a nice Polynesian Garden and a nature trail through old growth woodland. The trail is...More

Thank Tony E
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I like this place. I wouldn't go there if I only had 3 days on BI but I would go if I had 10. Just regarding the review from April 2017 that said there are no numbers on the nature trail.... There most certainly are...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017

Easy accessibility. Drive to a small parking lot, exit the car, you're in the forest. This heavy, vegetated area provides much of the sources for costumes and ornaments for Hawai'ian events, parties and funerals. Tradition dictates that the leaves, ferns, roots taken for the events...More

Thank bill s
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Really pretty native forest with easy flat trail and we only saw 1 other couple. Great guidebook but if anything too much information. Great stop for an hour. Cabins looked cool too.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The native trees nature trail is probably very good but... there is a trail guide giving you lots of interesting facts about trees at numbered points on the trail. But there are no numbers on the trail itself. Then it started raining (which is not...More

Thank jo m
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Have to admit that we did not have great expectations of this small park. One has to travel 3 miles off of the road through a residential area to get there. However, it is a beautiful place with needlepoint plans and an old Hawaiian forest....More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

We drove up to this park on a whim, and were very pleasantly surprised. It is high enough in elevation to be noticeably cooler than the ocean-side. It was founded by a group of people that wanted to preserve some of the native forest from...More

Thank Pam W
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Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Last week we had a nice day hike at Kalopa. We did the "Old Jeep Trail" , and at the end took a right onto the "Perimeter Trail", which wound its way back to a junction with the Old Jeep trail. Total time was about...More

1  Thank ElPelar
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

The area is quite small, it's good if you'd like to have a picnic with friends in the picnic facilities, but if you're into hiking just go somewhere else. There's one loop of 0.7 miles and that's it. There's a horse riding 2.6m perimeter loop...More

1  Thank Granduelle
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