Polipoli Trail

MODERATE 6 reviews

Polipoli Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Kula, Hawaii that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1512 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

birding

camping

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

off road driving

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

Directions from Kahului: Take Highway 37 past Pukalani to the second junction of Highway 377. Turn left on 377 for about 0.3 mile, then right on Waipoli Road. This becomes Polipoli Access Road at the first cattle guard and climbs up the mountain through a long series of switchbacks until it enters the forest at 6,400 elevation, where the pavement ends.

hiking
3 months ago

Drove all the way into the park. The signs said 4WD only but as long as you avoid the potholes it's fine. Walked the Plum Trail which was a complete loop. Very quiet, relaxing, and uncrowded hike.

3 months ago

10 months ago

Sunday, April 17, 2016

You are required to have a 4WD to get to the trailhead. Dang, wish I knew that before going up the windy road for 7 miles. The views were beautiful at the top. But would have been nice to go on the hike.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

hiking
Friday, September 06, 2013