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Manoa Falls Trail

EASY 219 reviews
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Manoa Falls Trail is a 1.5 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Honolulu, HI that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

1.5 miles 554 feet Out & Back

dog friendly

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

A short hike to the base of Manoa Falls, passing through movie scene locations from Jurassic Park and Lost This short hike will take you to 100ft Manoa Falls. The trail can be quite muddy, so make sure to wear proper shoes (you will be sorry if you wear flip flops, because your toes will easily slip around once they get muddy. Several scenes from the TV show LOST were filmed here, as was parts of Jurassic Park (you can see posters in the building with bathrooms and food service). Unfortunately, you cannot swim in the pool at the base of the waterfall, but the view alone justifies the easy hike.


2 days ago

Good for easy hiking, but bit crowded on weekends


5 days ago


6 days ago

hiking


7 days ago

hiking

Amazing view of the falls! Short walk to the top! Bring your camera!


11 days ago

Nice short waterfall hike. If you want a longer hike just turn left before the waterfall. You can go miles but prepare for mud.


11 days ago

hiking

Beautiful waterfall hike. Lots of beautiful scenery along the way. Trail is muddy in certain spots. ARRIVE EARLY....the trail has a lot of choke points and it becomes busy.


12 days ago

Lots of people


16 days ago

Definitely a great venture to a beautiful waterfall, I did this in November once with a friend on a spur of the moment decision. It's very muddy so wear appropriate shoes as being a change of clothes and bathing suit!


17 days ago

Our 3 year old Loves this! Muddy, bug spray definitely, bamboo forest areas out and back


22 days ago

hiking

A little muddy, but the waterfall was super cool!


23 days ago

hiking

Stunning waterfall, I was lucky, almost no one else there


23 days ago


1 month ago

hiking

Easy hike to falls and back. Very crowded. I didn't come back the same way. At the falls you have am other trail that connects to many other trails. Unfortunately it doesn't come out anywhere near the original trail head.


1 month ago

walking

Beautiful super short walk!


1 month ago

someone decided to take advantage and start charging $5 for parking regardless of whether you are a resident or not. didn't even do the hike.


1 month ago

Best time, even I wore flips! What a crazy guy I was! But Its worth it... While having MS, I did not give up while walking


1 month ago

Quite crowded on a Sunday morning.
Rocky and muddy for most of trail although it is maintained with a gravel pathway.


1 month ago

beautiful and easy hike. nice waterfall at the end.


1 month ago

She's a beaut.


1 month ago

Easy hike, awesome place