Honolulu Watershed Forest Reserve - Aihualama Trail - Member Hike

Hike Name: Honolulu Watershed Forest Reserve - Aihualama Trail
Country: United States
State: Hawaii
Nearby Town: Honolulu
Rating: 2 stars
Directions: From Waikiki Beach take McCully Street toward the mountains then turn right onto Kapiolani Blvd. Follow Kapiolani Blvd then turn left onto University and drive through the University of Hawaii campus. After the campus, turn right onto Manoa Road and follow it until it dead ends at the trailhead.
Total Hike Distance: 2.60 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In & Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Manoa Falls
Trails Used: Aihualama Trail
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams
Management: State Park Service
Contact Information: Division of Forestry and Wildlife
Kalanimoku Building
1151 Punchbowl St.
Honolulu, HI 96813
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: The Aihualama Trail starts at the base of Manoa Falls and climbs a ridge for excellent views of the Upper Manoa Valley. The trail winds through a bamboo forest and gradually gains elevation until it reaches a ridge. The route can be muddy at times, particularly after heavy rains.



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