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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Activities: Hiking, Camping, Swimming
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Gorgeous hike and a breath taking waterfall at the end!

The Seven Sacred Pools and the hike to the falls were one of our favorite things we did while on Maui. The drive there, though white knuckle at times, rivals any for the title of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

The Seven Sacred Pools and the hike to the falls were one of our favorite things we did while on Maui. The drive there, though white knuckle at times, rivals any for the title of most beautiful. The park is easy to find and well maintained. There are 2 hikes, well a walk and a hike really. The walk is... More 

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Rancho Santa Margarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Not for the faint of heart or out of shape. Hike is a gradual incline, over mostly wet soil (mud) and tree roots and rocks. Wear mosquito repellant and bring a light poncho in case of rain. Bring your camera! The hike is through jungle so thick, you will forget you drove here!

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Mason, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The pools were open and there were a lot of people swimming in them. Being the more adventureous one I took the kids (7 and 10) to go swimming in the water- they were too scared to swim all the way up to the falls but a lot of people were and were jumping off the top. The water was... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

These are the seven sacred pools in the Kipahula area about 10 miles beyond Hana. These gorgeous cascading pools are lovely to look at but you can't swim in them, so don't bother going down if you want to save some time, you can see them from above or from the Pipiwei trail (that takes you to the bamboo forest)... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We continued from Hana, driving about 15 minutes to the Ohe'o Gulch inside the Haleakala National Park. It costs $10/ car for entry but the ticket is good for three days. We arrived around 4 PM, and fearing we would be driving back in the dark (which we technically did near the end of the drive), we only did the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

Short hikes from the parking lot lead you to amazing views a series of short falls and pools. Most days they are gated off so no one can enter. On a rare day they are open and you can swim in the pools! The ocen shore in the area has lots of rugged lava and there is a short lava... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Beautiful mountain waterfall-fed pools leading to a rocky, wave-crashing coastline. You will see beautiful waterfalls, pools, and coast the whole way getting to this attraction, so despite their loveliness and serenity, I certainly would not recommend planning a trip JUST for this; after all, they are just pools and waterfalls. Many people want to swim in these pools as native... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

To be honest, the ride up is half the fun! I highly recommend getting an audio guide and making the stops it recommends. My family and I made a whole day out of it, where we would stop at all the attractions, see waterfalls, go hiking, visit local fruit stands, etc. Don't waste your time driving up here, see the... More 

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Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We stopped by Ohe'o Gulch on our way to the Pipawai Trail. It was quite pretty and many people were wading or swimming. The water looked murky and muddy so we didn't go in. The falls didn't seem to be very 'full' so maybe due to not enough rain coming off the mountains? The oceanview was spectacular with huge waves... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Great place. It is believed that at certain places you actually can feel the spirit of Nature. And this is one of those places.

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