Pools at Ohe'o, Haleakala National Park

#25 of 127 in Parks in Maui
Wildlife Area · Nature / Park
Part of Haleakala National Park, Pools at Ohe'o features seven pools that flow into each other. Follow the 2.9 km (1.8 mi) trail from the pools to Waimoku Falls. Clear water moves over black volcanic rock that is overgrown with plants. Visitors are welcome to climb around the edge of the pools. Inquire at the park's ranger office about swimming conditions before taking a dip to avoid problems with flash flooding and bacteria. Make Pools at Ohe'o a part of your Haleakala National Park vacation plans using our Haleakala National Park online road trip planner.
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  • The Seven Sacred Pools are actually closed more often than you’d think, so if that’s your main reason for going then you might want to call ahead. However, you can still view them from above on a...  more »
  • Neat park with remarkable views — two hikes — one short and one longer — both so fantastic and both two of the best hikes on the planet — longer hike culminates in the most beautiful waterfall I have....  more »
  • Super awesome view of the ocean and waves hitting the black rocks. Can only access some of the pools now though.
  • Amazing. TIP: Bring your reef shoes. Bring your lunch and plan a picnic. Leave early morning and make a day of it. Fill up with gas the night before — not a lot of options out that way. Oh — and bring cash for the fruit stands.

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