Makaweli Ranch For ATV Riding

The 4th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Hawaii.

West of Hanapepe and east of Waimea on Kauai, there are 13 miles of ATV trails on Makaweli Ranch with steep hills and vistas over the Hanapepe Valley.

Access to this land is provided by G&R ATV Mountain Tours. The trailhead is located at the Gay & Robinson sugar plantation visitor center on Kaumakani Avenue (at mile marker 19 of SR50).

Overall, Makaweli Ranch is the 4th most popular ATV riding trail of all 10 ATV trails in Hawaii.


Local Contact(s):  Hawaii Visitors (808) 245-3971; G&R ATV Tours (808) 335-2824; Kauai Weather (808) 245-6001

Recommended Book:  "Ultimate Kauai Guidebook" from Andrew Doughty

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Lucy Wright Park Campground or Salt Pond Park Campground (808) 241-4463

Luxury Loding:  Waimea Plantation Cottage (800) 9-WAIMEA

Breakfast Restaurant:  Grinds Cafe, Hanapepe

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  6/22/2016

ID:  17117


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