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Best trails in Oahu

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Trying to find the best Oahu trails? AllTrails has 239 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 Honolulu, Kaneohe or Waianae, we've got you covered. If you're looking for great Oahu state park trails, check out Ka'ena Point State Park. Or for some great local park options, check out Kailua Beach Park near Kailua or Waianae Kai Forest Reserve. Ready for some activity? There are 88 moderate trails in Oahu ranging from 0.6 to 15.6 miles and from 0 to 3,238 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#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 - Kaiwa Ridge (Lanikai Pillbox) Trail
Kailua Beach Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 1 h 10 m
Great short rocky steep hike along the Ka'iwa Ridge offers great views of Lanikai and Kailua. Near Waimanalo Beach - wonderful white sand and calm water, Lanikai and Kailua Beaches The Kaiwa Ridge HShow more
#5 - Maunawili Falls Trail
Waimanalo Forest Reserve
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
This trail begins in a residential area. Please be mindful of residents, be quiet, and park legally. There are no bathrooms or other facilities at the trailhead. Please use the restroom before you comShow more
#6 - Aiea Loop Trail
Keaiwa Heiau State Recreation Area
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 1 h 42 m
A short drive from Honolulu, this 4.8 mile loop is great for the whole family. The trail offers incredible views of Halawa Valley and the southern coastline of Oahu. The hike takes up to 3 hours depenShow more
#7 - Olomana Trail
Mount Olomana State Monument
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 2 h 57 m
Please note: There is no parking area at the trailhead - the map shown here will direct you to street parking and you can walk to the trailhead from there. Users have reported that there are towing opShow more
#8 - 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
#9 - 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
#10 - Waimano Falls Trail
Ewa Forest Reserve
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
It’s a steep, enjoyably challenging track down and the bottom is such a treat! There’s a gorgeous waterfall that trickles down to another small waterfall that’s about a hot tub sized natural pool areaShow more
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