DLNR NEWS RELEASE: The Kalalau Trail, Napali Coast State Wilderness Park will be closed December 19-21, 2016 to day hikers for safety improvements

Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in Latest Department News

LIHUE, KAUAI —  The Kalalau trail will be closed to “day hikers” Monday through Wednesday next week, Dec 19 -21, 2016, for a rockfall mitigation project (weather permitting).  The project site is located between Hāʻena and Hanakāpīʻai stream.

Overnight hiker/campers with a valid camping permit will be allowed access on the trail with intermittent pedestrian controls at the work site.  They may experience short delays.

Day hikers will not be permitted on the trail during this period.  The Division of State Parks apologizes for any inconvenience as these necessary safety improvement are made.

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Deborah Ward

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Phone: (808) 587-0320