Hike the Pipiwai Trail to the Seven Sacred Pools
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Hike to and swim in Maui's natural, beautiful ‘Ohe’o pools. This is a scenic hike through bamboo forests to towering waterfalls.
The Pipiwai Trail is one of the easiest ways to get to the pool. The hike takes around 3 hours and begins near the Ohe'o Bridge near the 42 mile marker and next to the parking lot for Seven Sacred Pools. The trail will take you through a bamboo forest and past several pools and falls. At the end of the trail, you'll arrive at Waimoku Falls, which towers 400 feet high. Be sure to get on the trail early. The later it gets in the day, the more crowded the pools get.
Photo: Patrick Barry
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It seems like these pools are rarely open. However when they are open they are pretty fun. The water is fresh water but it is often much colder than the ocean. There are som cliff jumping options into the pools as well which is fun.
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