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A not too difficult walk--a round trip takes about an hour--it has gorgeous views of the Bay and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
rnarisetti
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New York City, New York
Nice way to get some nature.

Only walked two miles of the trail with my daughter then turned around and headed back. Nice way... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Brian S
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Gold River, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Started from D.T. Fleming Park, enjoying the trail. barely into the trail it’s impassable due to thick overgrown ( tree or tropical vines). Had to turn around, very disappointed! Looked awesome and reviews were so good, I was looking forward to the journey. I’m grateful...More

Thank D B
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Seems like it’s funding has been cut off. It’s always nice to go for a nice hike and there is lots to look at. Some pretty views and vegetation. The grass was way too long for much of the hike. We were all itchy after....More

1  Thank Cgy-Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2018

A not too difficult walk--a round trip takes about an hour--it has gorgeous views of the Bay and bits of the island edge. Wear comfortable shoes.

1  Thank rnarisetti
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Only walked two miles of the trail with my daughter then turned around and headed back. Nice way to get away from the crowds. The trail is relatively easy and just in the distance we walked it crosses through grasslands and forest. You are not...More

3  Thank Brian S
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

We started out early driving from Makena, all day adventure! The trail is extremely varied from hard dirt to quite muddy, all different zones of plants and trees and quite windy, very nice temperature but be cautious due to falling trees and branches. Once at...More

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 18 January 2018

This trail is a great full day commitment for hikers OR a trail runners dream! It can get a bit monotonous but finally affords you an incredible view of the West Maui mountains. If you choose to add on an extra 1.25 miles to the...More

2  Thank Zea R
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This is a "full-moderate" or even more difficult hike. Lot's of up and down hills, switchbacks, mud and the potential for some rain at the top. You climb enough vertical that you really get to see how the plant life changes at different altitudes, a...More

2  Thank philsp68
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

What an amazing 10 mike hike. We didn’t see one other person the entire time. This hike is difficult but well worth it!! Lots of shade. Bring water and a camera.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I thought this hike was harder than "moderate", considering how slippery it was and how uphill. The whole hike to the ridge is uphill, and the top of the ridge was covered with clouds when I got there. I really enjoyed the first mile the...More

3  Thank Katyrose00
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We picked up this trail at Fleming Beach after walking on the Coastal Trail that we started at Kapalua Bay Beach. We had no idea where it was going or how long it was, the sign posted on the map only shows that it's an...More

3  Thank Stefani C
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