Maakua Ridge Trail and Papali Gulch Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"Summary of hike: The Maakua Ridge Trail sits above the town of Hauula in the Kaipapau Forest Reserve. The trail begins in Maakua Gulch and crosses over Maakua Ridge into Papali Gulch, forming a loop.
The forested path winds through lush groves of hau, Norfolk Island pines, hala, acacia and kukui trees with a lush understory of ferns and mosses. From the ridge are vistas of the Koolau Range, Maakua Gulch, the surrounding countryside and the windward coast."