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Best trails in Honolulu

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Looking for a great trail near Honolulu, Oahu? AllTrails has 106 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Ka'ena Point State Park or Ahupua'a O Kahana State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Kailua Beach Park or Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 38 easy trails in Honolulu ranging from 0.6 to 91.6 miles and from 0 to 1,991 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Honolulu
Top trails (106)
#1 - Koko Crater Trail
Koko Crater Regional Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 24 m
This is a steep climb to the top of Koko Head Crater with spectacular panoramic views of the east Honolulu shoreline. The 1000 plus step-like walking track consists of abandoned railroad ties that runShow more
#2 - Kuliouou Ridge Trail
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 43 m
This trail that rises almost 1800 feet before peaking on the spine of the Ko`olau Ridge. It's a great hike and a tough run, for it is steep, but it is very run-able and offers a great reward in the foShow more
#3 - Makapu'u Point Lighthouse Lookout Trail
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
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Length: 2.5 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
NOTE: It has been reported that the parking lot is CLOSED due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information. The portion of this trail that goes to the lighthouse is reportedlShow more
#4 - Ka'au Crater
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 26 m
This site is open to the public although it is on privately owned land. This hike is challenging and can be slippery and dangerous. If you don't know how to navigate in the outdoors you should considShow more
#5 - Wiliwilinui Ridge Trail
Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 54 m
The trailhead is in a gated community, Waialae Iki. There is a guard house where the guard will write down your license plate number and give you a parking pass. There are a limited number of passes. Show more
#6 - Mount Olympus Awaawaloa via Wa'ahila Ridge Trail
Wa'ahila Ridge State Recreation Area
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
Starting from Waahila State Park, it takes about an hour to reach the Kolowalu junction to the left and the ridge to the top on the right. For the most part the trail is very well graded even past theShow more
#7 - Makiki Valley Loop Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 17 m
As of May 2020, the front gate leading to the trail is still closed due to COVID 19. Part of the Hawaii Trail Walk system.Show more
#8 - Moanalua/Kamananui Valley Trail
Honolulu Watershed Forest Reserve
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Length: 10.3 mi • Est. 6 h 9 m
The trail begins at the end of Moanalua Valley at Moanalua Valley Park. The trail starts as a road barred by a green gate. The road eventually turns to an unimproved road and later a narrow trail. TheShow more
#9 - Judd Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 31 m
This hike has only side street parking. Please use caution in preventing theft by taking valuables with you. Show more
#10 - Pu'u Konahuanui Peak Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 4 h 41 m
Twin peaked Pu'u Konahuanui is the tallest mountain in the Ko'olau range and offers views of the Nu'uanu Valley/Windward Side. A very long strenuous hike that requires starting on different hiking traShow more
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