Maunawili Falls Trailhead, Honolulu

2.9
#9 of 15 in Trails in Honolulu
Follow a scenic hike along the river all the way up to a gushing waterfall on Maunawili Falls Trailhead. Popular with mountain bikers and hikers, the trail leads past different types of apple trees and native Hawaiian plants. At the bottom of the waterfall you'll find a great swimming hole. Many visitors muster up the courage to take the plunge into this natural pool with a swift jump from the overhead cliffs. The trail is of moderate difficulty and is 5.2 km (3.2 mi) in length. The route crosses the river several times and is often muddy due to rain and the proximity of running water. Be sure to wear proper hiking shoes to avoid slipping. Add Maunawili Falls Trailhead to your Honolulu travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Honolulu online attractions planner.
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  • This trip was going to supposed to be an amazing fun family outing. The reviews were mostly good but didn't read the ones that said not to go. Here is the best way to describe this hike, Muddy.....  more »
  • Very muddy!!!! Not worth it at all. Find something else to do. It was so muddy and slippery. Our shoes are destroyed.  more »

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