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Ohe'o Gulch

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The good higher level areas are sectioned off so you can only see them from afar. the pools cannot be accessed at all. The lower sections where the pools run into the ocean can be reached but there is no guard rail, so watch your...More

Thank Laxmi V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Since the NPS has decided to permanently close the swig at the falls. It's been a year and a half since the "rock slide' the drive past Hana and the $25 is not worth it. Please be advised that you will not be allowed to...More

Thank DarnCatFish
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We stopped during our Road to Hana trip. There were no obvious free parking spots or good places to pull off on the road. So you're left with buying the 3 day National Park pass - would be good if you were driving to Haleakala...More

2  Thank Kelly T
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Oheo while on the road to Hana. The pools were closed to swimming when we visited and the trail to the end is quite a ways after a long day. You still have a few views, but hey are from a distance up...More

Thank Aaronwoo
Reviewed 14 May 2018

I was twice at Ohe'o gulch back in 1987 and 1988, so I'm not aware if one can still swim here. In addition to the remarkable beauty of the site itself, we had a wonderful hike uphill for about 2 hours or so in the...More

Thank paloma54
Reviewed 10 May 2018

The Ohe’o gulch encompasses the area of the Sacred Pools and the first portion of the Pipiwai trail. The mauka side is a very narrow gorge that is difficult to see from the Pipiwai trail. It is posted “DANGER steep cliff, fatal drop”. It is...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Cross your fingers for Mother Nature to cooperate! We had a great day and the views were so memorable!

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We’ve been to the Seven Sacred Pools & Bamboo Forest twice, once in October then again the following August. There aren’t words to describe the beauty of this park, it’s awe inspiring. We were able to swim in the lower natural pool, the water was...More

Thank HollMarc
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My husband and I visited Ohe'o Gulch towards the end of our road to hana trip. We loved walking around the national park and got some really cool pictures. Would definitely recommend others the hike as the views are pretty cool!

1  Thank allison p
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Very disappointed to find this out, and there is no change in the foreseeable future. I would still recommend viewing.

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Elise A
13 August 2016|
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
You can camp at the campground which is free.
28 June 2016|
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Response from fremme | Reviewed this property |
We were camping at the campground so fairly early in the morning. Maybe 10am or so.
Mike M
9 May 2016|
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Response from kurakasama |
That would be a long hard day with all that driving but you could definately do it. The pass for the park is good for 3 days so I would recommend splitting it into 2 days.