Kuaokala Ridge Trail
ElevationAscent: 52' 16 m
Descent: -662' -202 m
High: 1,882' 574 m
Low: 1,262' 385 m
GradeAvg Grade: 5% (3°)
Max Grade: 20% (11°)
Current trail conditions
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“The view is worth the effort you have to put in along this slightly challenging trail.”— Lost Justpastnowhere
From east to west, the Kuaokala Ridge Trail descends towards its terminus near the Kaena Point Satellite Tracking Station (which will be to the left (west) on the paved road). The alternative road to the station from the west coast, requires a permit from the Division of Forestry and Wildlife and will require passing multiple guard stations.
It's probably best to climb the Mokuleia Access Road and Mokuleia Forest Road to access this trail.
Land Manager: Hawaii - Department of Land and Natural Resources