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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Activities: Hiking, Camping, Swimming
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Must do after hiking to the waterfalls

We hiked the falls first, then went to the car and dropped some gear and got towels and headed for the pools. It was an easy hike, but it is easier with water shoes since the lava... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Tampa, Florida

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We hiked the falls first, then went to the car and dropped some gear and got towels and headed for the pools. It was an easy hike, but it is easier with water shoes since the lava rocks can be sharp! We swam in each of the pools and under each of the falls. We jumped from the rocks and... More 

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Kensington, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Yes, there were a number of people there. But hiking down to the pools and swimming underneath the waterfall eased the crowds away. It was stunning. Absolutely stunning. The water was so clean and crisp. I loved it. You have to carefully navigate through the rocks to get to swimming hole. Was glad that I had my swimming/hiking combo shoes.... More 

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Milan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really beautiful and very busy at end of day. You can swim in the pools they tell you to avoid the stagnant pools due to bacteria but the pools with moving water were refreshing. They also have places to jump off cliffs into water (not really high).

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Keller, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It's not "Seven Sacred Pools". That was a made up marketing gimmick to attract tourists. There are more than seven pools and they aren't sacred. The proper name is Ohe'o Gulch. Now that we have that out of the way.... What a pretty spot to spend a while. I don't know what it is about waterfalls and pools that just... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

After Hana, the road becomes narrow and you'll not be able to drive fast but it worth the ride to Ohe'o Gulch. We went in early May and the water was a little bit low, so we can't swim onto the pools, but it's very beautiful. We didn't make the Pipiwai Trail, so I can't tell about it.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A friend and I did the Pipiwai Trail. Took us a little over 2 hours and we made it back down before sundown. The trail starts off a bit steep, youll pass by a banyan tree and, shortly after that, a gate. It continues on a while before you hit a bridge across the waterfalls and then the awesomeness of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Luckily, we caught the Gulch on a day that wasn't too crowded, so we had lots of time to enjoy it. We walked to each of the pools, but then we settled on a spot on one of the lower pools to throw out our beach towels, close our eyes, and listen to the surf. My husband discovered that the... More 

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Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We drove the Road to Hana and stayed in Hana for the night before heading to Ohe'o gulch. It was raining but still beautiful. We hiked all the trails in the park and they were all worth it. The waterfalls were beautiful! This is the third time that I had visited the Ohe'o gulch and every time it is a... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

After driving the Road to Hana, we had to visit Ohe'o Gulch (Seven Sacred Pools-which NPS does not recognize as it's name). We spent about a little over hour enjoying the pools. We didn't have water shoes or swim suits, but enjoyed it anyways. If you have either, I recommend that you swim in the pools. My husband and daughter... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

So, this gulch being a part of a National Park, there's an entrance fee of $10 per vehicle unless you've already visited Haleakala Summit which gives you a three-day pass as a part of their entrance fee ($15 there). Compared to other locations like Waianapanapa State Park just down the road on the other side of Hana, it lacked some... More 

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