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Bamboo Forest

Maui, HI
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Ranked #56 of 234 Attractions in Maui
Type: Forests
Activities: Hiking
Description: Located at Oheo Gulch, the Bamboo Forest offers good hiking.
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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

It's right on mile marker 6.5 there's a yellow gate which says no trespassing. the way to get in is through a hole between the trees and bushes, I believe there's 3 entrances, and you'll probably find few cars parked. we were told to follow the stream but ended up with a dead end. so get ready to spend few... More

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Let's start with that we started on the waterfall hunt a little late in the day, so there was not a crowd of people to follow (in or OUT of the forest). We found the first two waterfalls with ease and were pleased by the second one. Fortunately, we found someone to help us get started in the right direction... More

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Camas, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

It took us a couple of try's to find the "Bamboo Forest", after our first try we went back to Paia and found a couple of county workers eating lunch and asked them for directions. Most reviewers are not clear that you have to go past mile post 15 outside of Paia, highway 36 then turns into highway 360 where... More

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San Francisco
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We are frequent visitors to Maui but this was our first time venture to the Bamboo Forest. This location is close to Haiku, along Highway 360 (Road to Hana). The drive to the 6.5 Mile Marker isn't too far from Paia and we decided to have lunch in Paia since it was easier than packing a picnic lunch. There are... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Maui for our honeymoon. We had such a great time here that we went twice!! Excitement down every trail!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Thanks to the young waiter at the Kula Lodge who recommended and gave us directions to the bamboo forest. Fortunately our condo neighbors recommended water shoes for this trip. We stopped at Kmart for some cheapies and them headed out. Sure enough at mile marker 6.5 we found a bunch of cars and a place to park. After donning our... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Getting to this place can be a challenge if you have fears of tight roads. But it is worth the drive and hike. I love getting out in nature and seeing untouched fields. This is so worth the time and you will miss a fantastic place. Just go!

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San Mateo, California
1 review
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Just so readers are aware -- this thread is a mix of reviews of **two different bamboos forests** on Maui where one can hike to see waterfalls. One is within Haleakala National Park (the lower portion near Hana and the Seven Pools). The other is at milepost 6.5 on the Hana Road (near Haiku going toward Hana). So if you... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Follow the trails and sounds through the Bamboo Forest to the waterfalls and you will find a refreshing pool at the foot to swim in. Wear good shoes.... I did not and my flip flops were trash at the end of the hike. Wear clothes that can get dirty too! Do not wait until too late in the day as... More

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Haiku, Hawaii
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Beautiful hike. Tough on the ankles but even guests in less than perfect fitness can do it. Park in the "Oheo Gulch" aka "Seven Sacred Pools" parking lot.

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