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Bamboo Forest

Maui, HI
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Ranked #47 of 230 attractions in Maui
Type: Forests
Activities: Hiking
Description: Located at Oheo Gulch, the Bamboo Forest offers good hiking.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
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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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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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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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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a easy hike through a tall and dense bamboo forest. It's truly amazing. It will lead you up to the water falls at a pool that's beautiful. Just be careful of falling rocks near the waterfall. I've seen them come down.

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The first time we did this hike it was off season and we were virtually alone on the trail and it was magical, just hearing the wind whisper through the huge bamboo. This time we went in May, later in the day, so we had quite a few companions. Some are slower movers, we hike fast. So we got a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

As you drive out from Kahului, the 6.5-mile mark will be in the middle of a sugar cane field. Not to worry, you haven’t taken a wrong turn. About 10 miles down the road, the mile markers will reset to zero and the next 6.5 is the one you’re looking for. Across the street from a metal gate there are... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Words and pictures dont adequately describe the experience. Its a bit of a hike (pun intended) to get to the forest, but its well worth it. There were quite a few others on the trail, but it was by no means crowded. We ran into the same people at various points of the hike and ended up taking pictures for... More

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