Sokehs Rock, Pohnpei

Categories: Geologic Formations, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
4.8/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
A rock formation peering over its namesake peninsula, Sokehs Rock remains one of Micronesia's landmark geographic features and serves as a major challenge for adventurous hikers. Allegedly created by a magician ages ago, the rock offers sweeping views of a lagoon and northern islands. As you navigate your way up a well-defined trail, look for abandoned buildings and old cannons dating back to World War II. Persistent bird watchers often report spotting the short-eared owl, a shy and threatened species. Don proper shoes for this demanding hike, and bring some bug repellent. To visit Sokehs Rock on your holiday in Pohnpei, and find out what else Pohnpei has to offer, use our Pohnpei tourist route planner.
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  • If you have the time, it is a great scenic drive to take in some sights. The rock is spectacular and you can always position yourself on the island by knowing where it is. 
  • Very beautiful. Very exhilarating. Very dangerous. Only go in good weather and only if you are fit and adventurous. The rest of Sokehs island is worth a drive around and further exploration at the Rid...  read more »
  • There are no really trail to hike through, you will have to try find you own way. A nice short hike, and worthy if ur not afraid to get a little dirty. There is suppose to be some a way to the top but...  read more »
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