From a distance, the Big Island makes for a stunning panorama of idyllic coastline, dramatic lava fields, crystalline waterfalls, and verdant valleys but its beauty is nothing until you have it underfoot. You’ll do yourself a disservice if you don’t get up close and personal here, where fragrant breezes, cool mists, warm sunlight, and the sound of water and birdsong transform scenery into full sensory experiences. These are the sensations you’ll remember whether recalling memories of hiking through sacred Waipio Valley or strolling along the Kona coastland. And with trails for all capabilities lining the most remarkable landscapes, there is something here for everyone.
Check out this thread on Tripadvisor about hiking on the island. Theodore Jay, especially, has a great review of the top hikes on the Big Island. Happy Trails! Peek
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Big Island, Hawaii