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Polipoli Springs State Recreational Area

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Oh My Goodness - Redwoods on Maui!!

Who would have ever thought that they would find Redwoods in the middle of Maui, HI...? It was a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan J
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Pensacola, Florida
Best actual hiking in Maui

This was some of the best hiking I've done in Maui. Instead of the high incline, typical hikes... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2018
ZappBrannigansVelour
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Winnipeg, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Who would have ever thought that they would find Redwoods in the middle of Maui, HI...? It was a must do adventure on our list and we were not disappointed. However, I would not do the trek up the side of mountain without a 4-...More

Thank Susan J
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This was some of the best hiking I've done in Maui. Instead of the high incline, typical hikes around the island, these ones are rolling and gradual, although still moderate enough for the seasoned hiker. Getting to the main trailhead can be a challenge. A...More

2  Thank ZappBrannigansVelour
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Be prepared for the road on the island that will make you sick. Even of you dont get sick, it will make you sick. Then after driving the switchback you end up at the end of the road where you need a 4 wheel drive...More

3  Thank Alisha M
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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you thought the switchbacks at Haleakala were bad, brace yourself! This is 11 miles of constant S-turns. I started getting car sick. We had read about what a great hike this was and really wanted to do it and we were committed to the...More

5  Thank Sharon D
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is such a surprise in Maui! We wanted a day out of the sun and we love to hike. We read about this place and it sounded amazing. It was! First, realize that from the main road turnoff. It is 10 Loong miles to...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 8 December 2016

Like many roads in Maui, the paved one up to this Rec area is narrow and winding. At a few points my husband considered turning around (no signage) and turnaround points were few or filled with paragliders' vehicles. It was worth the trip though, because...More

1  Thank Barbara K
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

I am not Jim Bridger (mountain man in the 1800's) but I have hiked around Sedona quite a bit. I read about this on Maui Revealed and thought that it would be a nice place to saunter. It is a wee bit out of the...More

1  Thank AugieD0ggie
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Reviewed 18 February 2016

I was looking for technical and challenging mountainbiking trails and was not disappointed! First trail I tried was Mamane, by parking the car at the bottom of the trail, riding up the fire road and down the trail. Trail was flowy with a few light...More

Thank Robert P
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Reviewed 28 November 2015

We drove to the trail head for the Redwood Trail in the Polipoli park. It started raining so hard, we weren't able to hike. It was cold and we were afraid of getting stuck in the mud on the last bit of the road. We...More

1  Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

We weren't expecting the length of the off road portion of the trail but it was well worth it. The secret Redwood forest was breathtaking. Time it in the late afternoon so you can catch the sunset on the way down Walipoli road.The smell of...More

Thank Lindsay B
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tiffany_jane
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Response from AugieD0ggie |
The bathroom was open and working. Picnic area was fine also. These are found a the end of the 4 mile dirt road.
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