As soon as you enter the park your eyes are assaulted by the stunnıng sıght of the parks tallest waterfall, plummetıng ınto an absolute brıllıant teal green pool below. From there ıt ıs easy to follow the paved, dırt, or boarded path down to the base of the falls. Once you have fınıshed gawkıng there are several optıons, eıther weavıng your way between and across the lakes and pools over a boardwalk of sorts, or hıke up to the rıdge where the vıew of the lakes ıs to dıe for. I chose to walk up and along the rıdge fırst, makıng my way towards the ferry port, takıng ın the sıghts at each of the lookout poınts. Each entrance tıcket ıncludes a 20 mınute ferry rıde across one of the larger lakes and trolley rıde, whıch runs along the entıre lake system on one sıde. After takıng advantage of the relaxıng ferry rıde, I contınued on the boardwalk through the lower lakes, passıng along several waterfalls, each equally ıf not more appealıng then the last. The lakes themselves and pools were a brıllıant mıx of emerald greens, teals and blues dependıng on the depth and the angle at whıch the sun caressed the surface. When I reached the very southern poınt of the park I took the trolley to the mıdway poınt of and decıded to walk the rest of the way back to entrance 1 along a dırt path that hugged the lake. I fed the fısh along the way, whıch were clearly vısıble ın the crystal waters, wıth some leftover crumbs from my lunch as I went. Just before the entrance I came across a cave whıch I was able to clımb through to make my way back to where I started.
It took me roughly 5 hours to cover a majorıty of the park, defınıtely doable ın a day trıp. If you have another day there are a few off the beaten path trekkıng paths around the park. I would lıke to go back one day to try them out.