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Garden of the Gods

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Address: Lanai City, Lanai, HI
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+1 808-565-7227

Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables...

Garden of the Gods can be found driving off paved roads past the Stables and a Preserve. It is surrounded by Rock formations caused by years of erosion.

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Giant Boulders Strewn on a Mountain Side

This is a challenging place to get to, but the deeply spiritual essence found here is worth the trip. Try to see if the stones talk to you. The views are breathtaking.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gainesville, Florida
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Great Falls, Montana
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45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Jeeps only, for this. Amazing country, almost as rough as my farm ground @ Home in Mt. Unique beauty and the sand beaches @ the end..... fabulous! A little too rough to swim when we were there.

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Corrales, New Mexico
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300 reviews
139 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a cool, wild place. It may be sunny or you could be enveloped in mist, this is a place you must see on Lana'i!! Crazy rock formations, a wild variety of lichen and colorful moss add to the rocks and add even more to the scene. Spend a little time hiking around on you way to a beach or... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a challenging place to get to, but the deeply spiritual essence found here is worth the trip. Try to see if the stones talk to you. The views are breathtaking.

Thank jerrymI1826PB
Charlevoix, Michigan
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was surreal and beautiful in its own way. The best part was to continue the drive to the beach. We were the only ones on this beautiful beach. Ok, we weren't the only ones, we shared it with a few deer.

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Peru, Indiana
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586 reviews
194 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Fortunately, we had a guide to drive us to and inform us about this area. The road is rough, the wind can be fierce and the landscape provides an intriguing desolate canvas. Our guide, Bruce (as he did through-out the tour), gave us an informative history of, and perspective for, each area we visited. For example here; he explained why... More 

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Florence, Kentucky
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330 reviews
178 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

You will definitely need a jeep for this trip. It is a long rough ride to an area in which large boulders are strewn over a barren landscapes but at the end of this journey is a beautiful beach with almost no one on it. You can see Maui and Molikai and whales.

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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90 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We had a great time there. It's a bit of a drive on unpaved roads (about 20 minutes or so) but that was part of the fun. Nothing bad at all. The result is great. You feel like you are on Mars. It's so different than all the rest of the landscape. Great rest place and you can explore. Great... More 

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Blaine Minnesota
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

You will want a jeep due to the road conditions but the views and hiking were amazing. On a clear day you can see Molokai.

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Austin, Texas
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

It's definitely worth the trip. The street might be a bit harsh, but nothing impossible. Definitely go there, awesome landscape!

Thank Ginevra G
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 December 2016

The road is unpaved, and we were constantly thinking we had missed a turn (and we had) but, when you get there and walk up to the top of the hill, the wind is so strong you can understand how something so interesting could have happened.

Thank Dadri L

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