Located in Hawaii, the hiking in Maui offers over ten good trail hike destinations. The best Maui hiking based on popularity are considered to be Sliding Sands, Mamane Trail, Piilani Trail, Kaupo Gap Trail, and Pipiwai Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Maui hiking trail below.
North of Hana in Wai Anapana State Park on Maui, the Hana-Waianapanapa Coast Trail is an easy 6 mile hike along a flat coastal route. It runs along lava cliffs and through Lauhala forests. A good place to start is the Waianapanapa Campground.
South of Hana on Maui, the Pipiwai Trail is a 4 mile round trip hiking trail that is known for it's spectacular views of Waimoku Falls. The Pipiwai Trail ascends through the rain forest and bamboo forest to the 400 foot tall Waimoku Falls.
Southeast of Kahului in Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area on Maui, the Skyline Trail is an 8 mile hike down from the crater summit in HNP. It starts on the south side of Science City just beyond the Puu Ulaula summit building. It follows a rift zone heading south down 3,800 feet from lava into redwood forest.
On the southeast side of Maui in Haleakala National Park, the Waimoku Falls Trail is a 4 mile route starting at the Kipahulu Visitor Center. The hiking route climbs through the rain forest and bamboo forest to the 400 foot tall Waimoku Falls. While the trail is maintained, the route can be pretty muddy.