Seven Sacred Pools

Seven Sacred Pools, Kula: Address, Phone Number, Seven Sacred Pools Reviews: 4/5

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BrianJ
7 contributions
Yes, there will be mud ..
Apr 2021 • Couples
My wife and I took the reverse road to Hana starting in Kula to get to the location - this rarely traveled road itself was quite an adventure. Some parts were paved, others were not, but the drive itself made it worth it! Hugging cliffs on super narrow roads, spectacular coastline, dodging free range cattle - we rarely saw another car. Real, rural Hawaii! When we got to the trail to go to the pools tho, it was a bit of a let down .. super crowded, muddy, slippery and a gauntlet for my 50 something wife who is not used to hiking. When we got up to the spot where the first falls could be viewed, we turned back. We never saw any pools or even much of the thunderous water you could hear. We had the impression before we went that you could just stroll up to pools where water falls were pouring in, but that was not the case really. The forest was cool tho.
Written 9 April 2021
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Leslie
Jersey City, NJ178 contributions
Early Morning was worth it for the uncrowded experience!
Jan 2020
We left Kaanapali at 7am and went the back way around so we could get here first, and arrived around 9:30, so it was not crowded at all! It just happened to be gloomy, which is unpredictable, but so so happy we beat the crowds! Would recommend doing the drive backwards if you have a jeep.
Written 15 August 2020
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Wayne Knapstad
1 contribution
death defying
May 2020
May 1973. Walked solo. Tried to get to the bottom of a horrendous sounding waterfall (Makahiku) Had no idea what it was, but it sounded good. Damn near died. Pulled myself out of a near death experience. Saved myself, should not have survived. Before all this tourist trails and beautiful experience stuff. Stay on the trail.Don't let me scare you off. I'm sure it's safe these days.
Written 3 June 2020
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Donald B
Orlando, Florida143 contributions
Closed for swimming
Mar 2020 • Family
Took back road in. Its in good condition overall. About 3 hrs from Kahana.

Good weather. Around 76 at the pools. Ranger said they are closed due to high water. I dont get that. Been coming here since the 60s long before there was a ranger station here back in the days you just pulled into a field to park. The pools you normally swim in looked just fine to me.

I think this is a case of the park service being over protective.

We enjoy the drive - beautiful and rugged on back road, rain forest on Hana Hwy. Its up to you to decide if 6 hrs in the car is worth it with the risk the pools will be closed.
Written 10 March 2020
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Mike H
Phoenix, AZ1,797 contributions
Easy Hike
Jan 2020
Once you have parked in the Haleakala NP parking area you can take the easy hike to the pools. But do the entire loop trail since you will find other things to see.
Written 29 February 2020
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Michael F
Toronto, Canada448 contributions
Cool pools
Feb 2020 • Couples
Did anixe hime down to the pools. Could not swim in them the day we were there. Worthwhile stop ifbin hana only.
Written 12 February 2020
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Alexander M
1 contribution
This place blew my mind
May 2019 • Couples
Do the entire hike. You will be thankful for it. The bamboo forrest is mezmerizing and the plants and way that the trail is maintained is beautiful.
Written 28 January 2020
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Princesstamtam55
Winnipeg, Canada333 contributions
Easy Hike
Jan 2020 • Couples
This is a very easy and beautiful hike. We have done this hike with each visit to Maui and each time is as beautiful as the first. People think they can swim in the pools but it’s not allowed as there is a risk of sudden flooding any given time.
Written 19 January 2020
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Tricia B
Coleman, WI288 contributions
Beautiful & Rugged
Dec 2019 • Family
Raw coastal views and waterfalls with the seven pools beneath. The day we were there, the hiking trail to the pools was open as was the Pipiwai Trail which was muddy. The 7 pools hiking trail is fairly easy but for the most part is a dirt/gravel path; no boardwalk and a short section of uneven backktop. I would recommend doing the Pipiwai trail early in the morning before temps rise. From what I understand the trails are not always open depending on rainfall so you may want to check before going. No pools were open for swimming when we visited. The entry fee was $25 but this also includes the rest of Haleakala National Park (aka the summit) for 3 days; pay with credit card at kiosk.
Written 24 December 2019
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happy4travel
Northern California1,291 contributions
Ok, but nothing special
Oct 2019
This was a nice place, but nothing special. The ponds are very clean though. The pools are kept in good condition which is great for the kiddos! Lots of places to visit if you like this type of thing.,
Written 12 December 2019
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