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Ohe'o Gulch

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We drove the awful Road to Hana 4 hours to get here. Our nerves were shot from all the near-death experiences on the road there. Then as we drive in and pay, it starts downpouring rain, We asked for a refund and ladies in the...More

Thank Chicago_IllinoisJjss
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The seven pools it probably the one of, if not the most iconic destinations on the road to Hana. The views are quite spectacular. Unfortunately the pools are closed indefinitely for swimming but they are still worth a look see.

Thank jkm55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So after hours of driving, we were really looking forward to swimming in the pools. There is nothing sacred about this area, the name "Seven Sacred Pools" was created as a marketing tool to attract more visitors. The day we visited the water was flowing...More

Thank journey_in_wander
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family took the road to Hana with the big finale being Ohe'o Gulch. The walk way down to the pools was closed all you could do is look from quite a distance. Not very impressive from that perspective. I understand people have been injured...More

1  Thank timkuch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After the somewhat white-knuckle drive to Hana, and than on to Ohe'o, it's nice to take a little time to just appreciate nature's beauty. There is a modestly strenuous hike from the ranger station where you park to the gulch itself, I would guess a...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed June 27, 2018

The good higher level areas are sectioned off so you can only see them from afar. the pools cannot be accessed at all. The lower sections where the pools run into the ocean can be reached but there is no guard rail, so watch your...More

Thank Laxmi V
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Since the NPS has decided to permanently close the swig at the falls. It's been a year and a half since the "rock slide' the drive past Hana and the $25 is not worth it. Please be advised that you will not be allowed to...More

Thank DarnCatFish
Reviewed June 3, 2018

We stopped during our Road to Hana trip. There were no obvious free parking spots or good places to pull off on the road. So you're left with buying the 3 day National Park pass - would be good if you were driving to Haleakala...More

2  Thank Kelly T
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We visited Oheo while on the road to Hana. The pools were closed to swimming when we visited and the trail to the end is quite a ways after a long day. You still have a few views, but hey are from a distance up...More

Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed May 13, 2018

I was twice at Ohe'o gulch back in 1987 and 1988, so I'm not aware if one can still swim here. In addition to the remarkable beauty of the site itself, we had a wonderful hike uphill for about 2 hours or so in the...More

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Elise A
August 12, 2016|
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
You can camp at the campground which is free.
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TrishSouthlake
June 28, 2016|
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
We were camping at the campground so fairly early in the morning. Maybe 10am or so.
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Mike M
May 8, 2016|
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That would be a long hard day with all that driving but you could definately do it. The pass for the park is good for 3 days so I would recommend splitting it into 2 days.
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