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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Ohe'o Gulch

Safety first! This is an amazing, sacred place. When it is rainy can be very treacherous. Follow the trail signs and any warnings posted. Be prepared for crowds on a beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tucson, Arizona

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Safety first! This is an amazing, sacred place. When it is rainy can be very treacherous. Follow the trail signs and any warnings posted. Be prepared for crowds on a beautiful sunny day. The current at the beach can be very strong. The pools can be quiet and then the rain from above can bring massive amounts of water through.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Do you know? The famous Oheo Gulch 7 sacred pools is not exactly 7, it is more than 24 pools but to attract tourists the vendors started advertising it that way. Nevertheless, it's worth witnessing this beauty! The trail was easy and you can witness how beautifully the pool water merges with ocean water!

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Nanaimo, BC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been twice and no swimming either time - so that was disappointing. It is an easy walk to see the Gulch if you are not up to the Pipiwai Trail and a nice spot to have a picnic lunch after a long drive.

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North Bend, WA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked with path and it was easy to get to the 7 pools even with someone who has a disability vehicle sticker. It's a pretty view of the banyan tree, the ocean and to see the 7 pools.

Thank InJoyLife
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did both the Pipiwai trail and the Ohe'o Gulch in one day. The Pipiwai trail was a wonderful hike but the Ohe'o Gulch was a dissapointment. Beautiful to look at but no swimming. Like anywhere in Hawaii, water and rain decide. It was too dangerous so the park rangers closed the access. Do not make this your only stop... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Im not sure how other people are getting in there but when I went last week I was told by the park ranger that the pools have been closed for 3 months and no one could swim in them. Very disappointing since it was the biggest reason we drove that treacherous road (Hana Hwy) to get there. Website doesn't note... More 

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Atascadero, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of the area was closed due to potential flashfloods( it was raining most of the day). probably would have been a better visit if the weather was better.Check the weather before taking this long drive if this is all you want to see. You have to pay $15 to get in the park but the same pass is... More 

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

This is a short walk from the visitor's center of the lower Haleakala National Park. Basically, if you start on the trail, you veer right for the Gulch or left for Pipwai. The gulch is really just the last few falls before the river enters the ocean. But it's very scenic, very pretty. And very windy (or it was when... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Awesome trail, loads to see, variety of scenery. See the pools, walk the trail. Can all be completed in one morning hike.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Oheo Gulch is part of Haleakala National Park on the South East slopes of Maui’s famed volcano. Also known as the Seven Sacred Pools, the park is home to streams, waterfalls and an amazing display of Hawaiian flora. Seven Sacred Pools is a misnomer - there are more than seven pools in the gulch, and, as far as I know,... More 

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