Waimano Trails
  1. Waimano Trails has a few options. One is about 7 miles and ends on a mountain peak, the other is a loop trail with fun caves to explore. We meant to do the loop, but accidentally did a little of each :)
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  2. You start off taking the upper trail, which is a narrow path that starts off along a fence. On the other side of the path is what appears to be an abandoned elementary school.
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    Super creepy.
  3. There are pretty things on the mountain side to distract you from said (probably haunted) school.
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  4. After a very short time you start descending the mountain and walking in the valley.
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  6. Then you start to ascend again
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  7. There is a pretty place to stop and rest and take a picture.
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  9. The trail is beautiful
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  10. Before long, you start to find hidden caves. Pull out your flashlights and explore!
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  17. I was too chicken shit to go in these caves. You know who wasn't? My 2,5, and 6 year olds.
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  21. After a few caves, you'll see this sign. It leads to the 7 mile ridge hike.
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  22. To the left of it is this sign
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    Go this way if you have kids with you. We didn't, and ended up turning a 2 mile hike into a 4 mile hike.
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  25. You definitely feel like you're in an enchanted forest. About this time, you'll start to hear running water.
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  28. Play in the stream a bit before you move on, but make sure you have a fresh coat of bug spray on!
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    It felt like we were in the jungle book.
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  33. We were super impressed with how clearly marked the trails were. Every few feet we noticed a pink nylon marker
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    Make sure you bring plenty of water!
  35. And enjoy the day with your family!
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