ElevationAscent: 727' 222 m
Descent: -726' -221 m
High: 842' 257 m
Low: 115' 35 m
GradeAvg Grade: 8% (5°)
Max Grade: 27% (15°)
Current trail conditions
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“This delightful trail climbs through lush tropical forest and bamboo groves to streaming waterfalls.”— Megan W
Family Friendly The large banyan tree partway through the trail is a great spot to let kids romp, and the mostly moderate grade is a good intro to hiking for older kids.
Cross several bridges and arrive at a thick, towering bamboo grove penetrated by a well maintained boardwalk. This serenely eerie and magical spot is the highlight for many visitors. The trail ends in a deep valley with the impressive 400-foot Waimoku Falls at the head. Depending on the amount of recent rainfalls, the cascade will either be a rushing torrent or a wispy trickle. Retrace your steps back downhill to the visitor center.
Although the mileage is low, the trail feels more strenuous because of the hot, humid weather. Be prepared for intense sun or rain. As of this writing, there is no food available for purchase in the park so bring your own refreshment.
Land Manager: National Park Service - Haleakalā