Wailuku, HI Trails and Parks

Wailuku has 28 trails in the vicinity, including 26 hiking trails and 1 for surfing. These trails range from 0.5 to 9 miles in length. The most popular trails are Waihee Valley, Waihee Ridge and Waiakoa Loop Trail. Trails.com member Kevin F. recently completed 'Iao Needle.
  • Waihee RidgeView Trail Details

    7 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Waihee Ridge Trail begins in the rolling pasturelands of the West Maui Mountains. The trail climbs the windward slopes along the crest of ...

  • Waihee ValleyView Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Waihee Valley is a narrow, stream-fed canyon with steep vertical walls. The trail winds gently through the lush, tropical rain forest and crosses ...

  • Iao Needle Overlook and Botanical Garden, Iao Valley State ParkView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Iao Valley, an ancient sacred site and spiritual center, sits in a rich green chasm in the West Maui Mountains above the town of Wailuku. The ...

  • Streamside Trail, Iao Valley State ParkView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  30 minutes
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Streamside Trail meanders through the lush stream-fed chasm and dramatic landscape of Iao Valley State ark, an ancient spiritual center in ...

  • 'Iao NeedleView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike takes you into the misty green forest at the western end of the island to one of Maui’s most famous landmarks. ’Iao Needle is a lava ...

  • Polipoli-Haleakala Ridge Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  2.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The Polipoli Trail begins at the campground and winds through lush old growth stands of cedar, alder, cypress and pine. The trail connects with ...

  • Waihe'e Valley (Swinging Bridges)View Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail’s informal name comes from the two suspension bridges that cross the Waihe’e River. The trail passes through private property belonging ...

  • Mamane-Skyline Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow the driving directions on page 68 to Waipoli Road. From Waipoli Road, continue 5.9 miles up this steep winding road to the end of the ...

  • Kapilau Ridge Trail to Wailuku CrossView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  1.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Kapilau Ridge, at the west end of Wailuku, separates the Iao Valley from the Waikapu Valley. This ridge trail is a short, steep unmaintained ...

  • Ma`alaea Pipeline - MauiView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Surfing  
    •  Guide

    Found in Ma`alaea Bay on the west coast of Maui, Ma`alaea Pipeline is known as one of the fastest waves in the world. This reef-break right-hander ...

  • Kapalua Village TrailsView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2-2.5 hours
    •  3.9 miles
    •  Guide

    Laid out around a former golf course, Kapalua resort’s network of paved walking and running trails with steep inclines are a cardio challenge. ...

  • Kapalua Coastal TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 hours
    •  3 miles
    •  Guide

    Follow this gentle trail alongside the coast in the early morning or late afternoon, when temperatures are cooler. Ancient jet-black lava flows ...

  • Maui: The Iao Valley State ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Walking  
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The Iao Valley has been a destination for pilgrims since ancient times, when it was one of the most sacred spots on Maui. Today, no visitor would ...

  • Nakalele BlowholeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Blowholes are created when the sea undercuts a lava cliff in which there is a crack or other opening. When the surf crashes into the shore, the ...

  • Tropical Gardens of MauiView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Take an idyllic, shady stroll among a dazzling array of flowers, ferns, and trees from all over the tropical world. The three-acre site straddles ...

  • Kepaniwai Park and Heritage GardensView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  0.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This walk follows a lovely winding path through gardens, ceremonial structures, and statuary celebrating the various cultures that have been ...

  • 'Iao NeedleView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1 miles
    •  Guide

    Hike into the misty green forest at the western end of the island to one of Maui’s most famous landmarks. ’Iao Needle is a lava spire thrusting ...

  • Nakalele BlowholeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1 hour
    •  0.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Blowholes are created when the sea undercuts a lava cliff. If there is a crack or other opening in the overhanging rock shelf, when the surf ...

  • Waihe'e Valley (Swinging Bridges)View Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  1.5 to 2.5 hours
    •  3.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail’s informal name comes from the two suspension bridges across the stream. The route is on private property belonging to the company ...

  • Waihe'e Ridge TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  4.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a good steady workout, conveniently close to Kahului. There is a surprising variety of scenery for such a short hike, and the views out ...

  • Polipoli Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2.5 hours
    •  4.9 miles
    •  Guide

    The Polipoli Loop is a combination of four forested trails. The hike begins at the picnic area and campground on the Polipoli Trail and connects ...

  • Redwood-Plum-Tie Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    The Redwood Trail begins near the Polipoli Campground at 6,200 feet. The trail descends through magnificent stands of towering redwoods mixed ...

  • Redwood-Boundary-Waiohuli Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  6.1 miles
    •  Guide

    The Redwood Trail descends from the Polipoli Campground through a mature forest of giant redwoods, cedars, pines and ash. The atmospheric path, ...

  • Boundary-Waiohuli Loop, Polipoli State ParkView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The Boundary-Waiohuli Loop winds through the shade of a towering forest with a lush understory of vegetation. The forested path descends along ...

  • Waiakoa Loop TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Wailuku, HI

    • Hiking  
    •  2 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The Waiakoa Loop is a 3-mile loop trail in the Kula Forest Reserve on the slopes of Haleakala. The hike contours the hillside with panoramic ...