Pipiwai Trail, Haleakala National Park

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One of Haleakala National Park’s most scenic hiking routes, Pipiwai Trail guides you past the thundering Makahiku waterfalls, and all the way up to the 122 m (400 ft) Waimoku Falls. The moderately strenuous hike is 6.4 km (4 mi) roundtrip and has a 244 m (800 ft) elevation change. Surrounded with lush greenery, the trail is well marked and covered with boardwalk in some sections. You will have to cross streams in a couple spots, so take care, especially if the water is moving fast. Remember to bring closed-toe shoes, food, water, sunscreen, and insect repellent. Before you head to Haleakala National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Haleakala National Park trip maker app, to make sure you see all that Haleakala National Park has to offer, including Pipiwai Trail.
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  • There’s a huge banyan tree, bamboo forest with a tall skinny waterfall at the end. Also there’s a series of pools and old native ruins by parking area too.  more »
  • My wife and I were very lucky to be able to make the Road to Hana before everything was closed due to Coronavirus. This allowed us to make the hike up the Pīpīwai Trail and see the Bamboo Forest and.....  more »

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