Route: This road provides access to Hunting Unit "A" and "J" and the Contour Road. It passes from Waimea Canyon State Park into Puu ka Pele Forest Reserve.
Directions: Access this road via Highway 550 between mile markers 12 and 13. Turn at the Polihale State Park Picnic Area and stay on the unpaved road.
Suitable for hardy biking. The gate for vehicular traffic below the Contour Road is closed during non-hunting days. Caution should be used during weekends and state holidays when hunting activities are open. Non-hunters are advised to wear bright colored clothing and stay on established trails. This road may also be closed for HIGH FIRE DANGER. The Kauai Recreational Trail Map is available for purchase at the Kauai Forestry and Wildlife Office in Lihue for $5.00. You can also obtain a map by mailing a cashier check of money order in United States currency for $7.00 domestic or $9.00 for foreign mailings. The map is a detailed two sided topo at 1:50,000 scale. PLEASE DO NOT SEND PERSONAL CHECKS OR CASH.
Mail checks to:
Division of Forestry & Wildlife
3060 Eiwa Street, Rm. 306
Lihue, Hawaii 96766
Call the Kauai Forestry Office at 274-3433 for any notices.
Do not use any trail or access road that is not delineated by name and
color and that may also be displayed on these maps. The marked features
are managed for public recreational use. Other trails or roads that branch
off from the public features may be on private property, and are not
managed for any public recreational use. Access is subject to adjacent
landowner approval, and if used without authorization, you will be trespassing
and possibly putting yourself at risk.