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Lahaina Pali Trail

30 Honoapiilani Highway, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Worth the effort.

This trail was definitely rugged at times and would not recommend it to families with young... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elk River, Minnesota
Beautiful with a couple "buts"

If it is windy, it's a bit more treacherous. If you have any form of vertigo or fear of heights... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Francisco, California
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“bring water” (11 reviews)
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30 Honoapiilani Highway, Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This trail was definitely rugged at times and would not recommend it to families with young children, but the view from the top was amazing. We loved that we could see the ocean on both sides of the island.

Thank jlb865
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If it is windy, it's a bit more treacherous. If you have any form of vertigo or fear of heights, it's not the best idea. Hope this is helpful, but it's so beautiful. For the bootcamp or crossfit types, this will seem too easy. Just...More

2  Thank OnlineConcierge
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

3.6 hour hike, point to point. Gorgeous views. Need to be fit. Bring water. You need two cars for drop off and pick up. Drop car on west side, pile into another car, and drive to trail head by Maleea Harbor. Parking at both places.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We started this trail on the north end and ended on the south end. (We had two cars.). It's five miles from end to end. It's a steady 1,600 foot climb. It was very windy. The earlier you go the better. You need good footwear....More

1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Hiked the trail is September 2017. Started on the eastern side and ended on the ocean side. If you are going to just do it one direction, this is the way to do it so during the second half you are looking out over the...More

Thank gunnmike
Reviewed 27 October 2017

My wife and I thought the hike was a bit dangerous, but we did enjoy the seemingly endless blue-ocean views. We took plenty of water, and it was a good thing, as the day was both very hot and windy--especially as we climbed higher. Would...More

Thank Lancealot13
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This isn't an easy hike, the lava path is steep but it has beautiful views. We only made it 2 miles in to the windmills, we would have kept going but were running low on water and it was very windy.

Thank ggstyled
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We attempted this hike via the east trailhead near N. Kihei Road this morning. Started around 10 am and ended up only hiking for a total of an hour. It was a hot day, however it was very windy. Without the wind I don't know...More

4  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Demanding, can be dangerously hot during the day. Take lots of water. Take the left trail at the windmills to stay on trail.

Thank Gorak66
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! What a hike. My friends and I had heard about doing a "moonlight hike" here since apparently it's brutal to do this whole hike in the sun & heat, which I can believe. So we started on the maalaea side first at around 6:45....More

1  Thank Mikaila C
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Charles M | Reviewed this property |
1 We started before sunup with headlamps. 2. There are other hikers, but usually there are not others to hook up with 3 No water to be found. Bring Your own. I would also recommend fuel, energy bars or even a sandwich. I... More
11 November 2015|
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Response from Matt M | Reviewed this property |
I started on the Lahaina side. There was ample parking and I didn't feel at all unsafe parking and leaving my car there. Some people like to go toward sunset, hike up a mile or so, and have a little campfire after watching... More