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Best trails in Round Top Forest Reserve

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Looking for a great trail in Round Top Forest Reserve, Oahu? AllTrails has 23 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest 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. Ready for some activity? There are 13 moderate trails in Round Top Forest Reserve ranging from 1.7 to 6.9 miles and from 314 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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#1 - 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
#2 - 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. Parking is to the left right before the gate. The gate is CLOSED, but there is a trail off to the side that leads tShow more
#3 - 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
#4 - Ko'olau Summit Trail (Pali Puka)
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 37 m
Note: This trail has lots of steep areas and cliff faces, so please be careful. The Puka is below the narrow bridge. Its a great short hike, but do not let the length fool you- it is challenging! ThoShow more
#5 - 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
#6 - Pu'u Ohia (Mount Tantalus)
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 36 m
Pu'u Ohia (Mount Tantalus) is a 0.9 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offeShow more
#7 - Aihualama and Nu'uanu Loop Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 3 h 39 m
As of May 27, 2020, users have reported that this trail is currently CLOSED. Please see the park's website for up to date information before visiting.Show more
#8 - Nuuanu Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 5 mi • Est. 3 h 3 m
Primarily a switchback trail that starts from Judd Trail and takes you up to Pauoa ridge. Once the ridge is gained, make a sharp left and head towards the Koolau along the ridge. You will pass a benchShow more
#9 - Kamanaiki Ridge
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 4 mi • Est. 2 h 37 m
Kamanaiki Ridge is a 4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used forShow more
#10 - Manoa Falls via Judd Memorial Trail
Round Top Forest Reserve
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 20 m
Manoa Falls via Judd Memorial Trail is a 6.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number ofShow more
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