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Address: Mile Marker 41 Hana Hwy, Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96713
Phone Number: 808 572 4400
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Description: A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls...
A scenic hiking and horseback riding trail that features major waterfalls, beautiful pools and an eerie bamboo forest.
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Stunning! An absolute must do while you're in Maui! Take the time and do this trail, it's beautiful. Walk though an amazing bamboo forest all leading to the most beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Stunning! An absolute must do while you're in Maui! Take the time and do this trail, it's beautiful. Walk though an amazing bamboo forest all leading to the most beautiful waterfall you have ever seen. The trail can be muddy so bring shoes you can most definitely throw away! So glad I did this and you will be too! Beautiful!

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Definitely moderately strenuous, but SO rewarding. It seemed steeper for the beginning part of it. It took us about 1.5 hours of hiking to reach the falls at the end, which are stunning. The journey through the bamboo forest is just as amazing - never seen anything like it. However, if you don't start by 2pm latest, the bamboo forest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This was an absolutely beautiful hike. Both my mother and I were out of shape, so it was a bit more difficult than we were imagining, but the National Park website does list it as "Moderately Strenuous" - so be forewarned, this is pretty accurate! The hardest part was the "stairs" and tree-root filled hills leading up to the Bamboo... More 

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hawaii
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I love this hike as it is the natural Hawaii that we all look for. Beautiful streams, bamboo forest and a wonderful tree after a short walk, that everyone takes photos of. The ground is rocky in places and you need to be careful, but they have installed a boardwalk type walkway in the muddy areas. However be aware that... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I went here with my family as a child and returned last summer with my husband. There is nothing more enchanting in the world to me than hiking through a mango grove (the first time we saw a bull wandering around, but we were fine), walking under a giant banyan tree, past waterfalls, crossing a bridge over a waterfall, hiking... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Go early before the crowds and the heat of the day. Trail goes through an incredible bamboo forest, passes several falls and is varied enough to keep kids happy! Bring water, sunscreen and hats. A hiking stick is useful too!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

If you make a day trip out of the road to Hana, be sure to start early. This trail was our last stop on our road to Hana, and since we took a little longer than expected, it was close to sunset while we were hiking to Waimoku falls. Driving on the Hana highway during the night is definitely not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

The Pipiwai Trail is a beautiful hike, about 4 miles total. There is a large parking lot and a visitor centre that has flush toilets but no running water. It's a fairly easy hike and the end is worth it. Make sure you bring a camera! Before you begin, the trail forks and you can go to the right about... More 

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Gallatin, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Arrive a little earlier.. less people. Bring hiking shoes/ shoes you don't mind getting mud on. It was raining while we hiked and our keens were perfect! The path will become really muddy when it rains. Signs say don't pass, but I never saw a park ranger the whole time on the trail. I have hiked many trails and this... More 

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Willemstad, Curacao
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I thought the best part of the trip was the forest part. It was so cool to hear the bamboo hit themselves and echo. I honestly didn't think it was a hard hike. A bit uphill, but most of it was on some pretty established trails or boardwalks. Like the last 100 feet, you have to cross a small stream... More 

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