Hike the Waihe'e Ridge Trail

Waihe'e Ridge Trailhead

This 4 mile out-and-back ridge hike in the West Maui Forest Reserve offers great views of the mountains and the Pacific on cloudless days. 

Waihe'e Ridge is a great hike for those looking for a hike to see waterfalls or to get a little exercise in. The trail is dog-friendly, but dogs must be kept on leash. Keep in mind there could be wet weather on the hike, so bring any necessary items (light waterproof jacket, hat, etc.). 

Photos: Aaron Fellmeth PhotographyCassi Gurrell

Pack List

  • Trail Shoes
  • Water
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
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RT Distance 4 Miles
Elevation Gain 1500 Feet
Activities Photography, Hiking
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Features
Dog Friendly
Romantic
Scenic
Waterfall

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Foggy but still awesome!

It was really foggy the day we hiked this ridge. But even without the views it was a really great hike, and the fog made for a really unique atmosphere.

Super Fun Hike!!

Awesome Hike if you are looking for some gorgeous views of Maui and mystic fog over the mountains but the description is kind of misleading if you are expecting waterfalls. At one view point you can see large waterfalls way in the distance but you never reach any close waterfalls or swimming holes.

Very Muddy

Very muddy but lots of fun! At the base of the trail and near the gate, there is usually a collection of sticks that can be used as a walking stick. Make sure to grab one for the mud section :)


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