Pools at Ohe'o, Haleakala National Park

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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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  • We were here quickly after returning from the Pipiwai Trail. Is again about 5-10 minutes on foot, a few photos and back to the vehicle. However, the entrance fee is not worth it just because of the 7 Sacred Pools. Otherwise beautiful foothills directly into the sea and good to linger.
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  • This is a short trail/hike from the car park to the pools. The trail has a lot of history of an old settlement. Great descriptions of the settlement/buildings and well worth it. The trail is flat and ...  more »
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  • 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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