Akaka Falls State Park, Hilo

4.5
Must see · Waterfall · State Park
Experience lush vegetation and towering waterfalls at Akaka Falls State Park. Set out on the paved footpath just off the parking lot for a loop through the park. On this easy, 0.6 km (0.4 mi) walk, you can see tropical plants and stop at viewpoints for two waterfalls, Kahūnā and Akaka. At Akaka Falls, watch water plummet 129 m (422 ft) into a stream-eroded gorge. Consider bringing some bug spray to ward off mosquitos. Plan to visit Akaka Falls State Park during your Hilo vacation using our convenient Hilo travel planner.
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  • Well with seeing natural flower on the trail gate closed for covid but just park in front of gate and walk past it. Open bathrooms available but no fee machine turned off  more »
  • There is So much more to see here than a waterfall. There are different and unique plants, flowers, growth etc. as you know - pictures do not do it justice. Try to go in morning or afternoon...  more »

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