Are the 7 sacred pools open in Maui?

Are the 7 sacred pools open in Maui?

Hours: The pools can be accessed at any time, but the adjacent visitors center is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. Cost: There is a $30 dollar entrance fee that grants access to both districts of the Haleakala National Park (Kipahulu District is where Oheo Pools are located).

Why are the Seven Sacred Pools on Maui closed?

7 Sacred Pools (Pools of Ohe’o) Open Again after 2 Years One of the most popular attractions in East Maui, the pools closed in January 2017 after a rock slide injured a visitor. While the area is now open to visitors once again, officials said it can still be dangerous so be cautious during your trip.

How do you get to the 7 Sacred Pools on Maui?

One of the easiest ways to access the pools is via the Pipiwai Trail. This 1.8-mile route offers one of the best hikes in East Maui. Winding along a string of dramatic pools and waterfalls, you’ll encounter a giant Banyan tree, dense bamboo forests, and a grove of mountain apple trees.

How long does it take to get to the Seven Sacred Pools?

Generally considered an easy route, it takes an average of 27 min to complete. This is a very popular area for hiking, trail running, and walking, so you’ll likely encounter other people while exploring. The best times to visit this trail are April through October. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash.

Do you need a Jeep to drive Road to Hana?

No. You don’t also need a Jeep to drive the Road to Hana. You’ll only need a Jeep if you are driving past Kipahulu.

How long is Pipiwai Trail?

4 miles
Located above the Oheo Gulch (Seven Sacred Pools), Pipiwai Trail is 4 miles roundtrip and gains 650 ft. of elevation. It takes anywhere from 2 1/2 – 5 hours to hike; depending how much nature loving you do. There are several great waterfalls along the route; the destination being Waimoku Falls, which drops 400 ft.

Can you swim on the Pipiwai Trail?

Hike on the 2-mile Pipiwai Trail and witness a breathtaking bamboo jungle and dramatic cliffs. Then, bathe in the two lower pools and find a nice spot to share a picnic with your loved ones! Tip: Obey the signs and avoid swimming if you don’t see any other swimmers in the water!

Can you swim in Seven Sacred Pools?

Enjoy a Scenic Hike Note that swimming is strictly prohibited at the Seven Pools, but not along the Pipiwai Trail. Be on the lookout for wet rocks!

Do you need tickets for Pipiwai Trail?

Since the Pipiwai Trail is a part of Haleakala National Park, an entry fee is required. In 2021, an individual pass costs $30 per vehicle. This will get you a 3 day Haleakala pass, and you can use it to visit both the Kipahulu side and the summit side of the national park.

Do I need reservation for Pipiwai Trail?

Guided Hikes of the Pipiwai Trail are available. Reservations for a guided hike can be made up to a week in advance. Call 808-248-7375 to make a reservation.

How many waterfalls are on the Road to Hana?

There are over 15 waterfalls located along the Road to Hana. Some of these waterfalls are visible from the road or you even drive over them on a bridge. Others require a little bit of hiking to get to.