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Best trails in Kuliouou Forest Reserve

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Looking for a great trail in Kuliouou Forest Reserve, Oahu? AllTrails has 7 great hiking trails, views trails, wild flowers 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. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 5 hard trails in Kuliouou Forest Reserve ranging from 2.6 to 5.5 miles and from 259 to 2,408 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Kuliouou Ridge Trail
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
moderateYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(1996)
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
#2 - Kuliouou Ridge Loop Trail
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(137)
Length: 5.5 mi • Est. 3 h 45 m
Kuliouou Ridge Loop Trail can be done starting with the west or east route. The west route is lightly used and has 2 difficult rope climbs near the top of the ridge that should only be attempted by aShow more
#3 - Kuliouou Valley Trail
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
easyYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray StarGray Star(123)
Length: 1.4 mi • Est. 55 m
Kuliouou Valley Trail is a 1.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offersShow more
#4 - Hahaione to Pyramid Rock Loop
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
This is a variation hike that combines the Hahaione Ridge hike with a portion of the KSRT to the Pyramid Rock, returning via the finger ridge back down to the trailhead. The KSRT section can be somewShow more
#5 - Kuliouou West Valley Trail
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(28)
Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 2 h 25 m
Kuliouou West Valley Trail is a 2.8 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hShow more
#6 - Hawaii Loa Ridge Trail [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(377)
Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Please note you must have a Hawaii state ID to hike this trail. Beautiful views of the north and south sides of the island. A challenging hike for novice and intermediate level hikers. A beautiful hShow more
#7 - Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail Loop [PRIVATE PROPERTY]
Kuliouou Forest Reserve
hardYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarYellow StarGray Star(37)
Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 2 h 30 m
This is a great trail that runs from the back of Hahaione Valley through the back of Ka'alakei Valley, and up Mauna 'Ohi Ridge to the KST. It is one of the most beautiful walks along the KST to the KuShow more