Iao Needle Trail [CLOSED]

MODERATE 88 reviews

Iao Needle Trail [CLOSED] is a 0.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Wailuku, Hawaii that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
0.4 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
177 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

closed

no dogs

[NOTE - TRAIL CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO MUD SLIDES] It is estimated to re-open early Aug. 2017. More info here: http://dlnr.hawaii.gov/dsp/parks/maui/iao-valley-state-monument/

51 minutes ago

Beautiful, easy hike. We got some great pictures at Hugging tree. Does anyone know why it's currently closed? It's been a few years since I did this one.

hiking
7 hours ago

explored across the bridge off trail, lots of beautiful side trails.

hiking
17 days ago

hiking
24 days ago

hiking
26 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

This is more like a ramble through the woods. I spent a half hour here just walking around and exploring down by the river. Beautiful, but not much to do. It cost $5 to park unless you're a resident of Maui. The trail re-opened Aug. 5, 2017 from a massive flood that wiped away part of the walking path.

1 month ago

hiking
3 months ago

6 months ago

Guava!! Everywhere Guava!

hiking
8 months ago

9 months ago

closed :(

walking
9 months ago

9 months ago

trail closed.... :(

10 months ago

Trail is Closed - due to mud slides.
October 2016

hiking
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

hiking
Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Not really a hiking trail - a nice walk. A true tourist destination.

hiking
Sunday, September 04, 2016

hiking
Saturday, August 06, 2016

Easy short hike, beautiful view