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Iao Valley State Monument

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54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 February 2006

If you're like me, you can never see enough cliffs, mountain slopes, and raging streams on Maui. (Yes, I'm the guy stopping to experience and photograph every waterfall along the Road to Hana, sorry ... go around.) But once you've done the rainy said of...More

23  Thank Motownvoice
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I went to the sacred Iao Valley State Park located in Central Maui. In addition, to be home of Maui’s most recognizable landmarks, the 1,200 foot Iao Needle, this peaceful park is an ideal attraction for hiking and sightseeing. Don’t worry, hiking here is very...More

8  Thank kelledstyle
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This valley offer more then it’s beautiful scenery. The history of this valley is very important to it’s native people. So take a little trip in to the valley to learn it’s history. The bailey house. Mahalo

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located a short drive up a lushly vegetated valley from Wailuku, this monument protects a very important historic and cultural site for the Hawaiian people... there’s a nice paved trail (a bit steep in spots, with steps and handrails to assist your climb) to the...More

Thank G C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well worth the drive up. We decided to go last minute and were glad we did. I have been to Maui 3 times and this was the only time we had visited Iao Valley. Views are stunning and walking paths are available for all abilities....More

Thank Sails013
Reviewed 5 days ago

This park is so beautiful.The green colors are so vibrant even in the rain.It is a nice hike to take for a change of scenery in Maui.

Thank TammyH2154
Reviewed 1 week ago

The day we went it was pouring down rain so we didn't get out to enjoy the place. We have hiked up to the Needle view before. Gorgeous. Today we were in awe to see the multiple waterfalls coming off the mountains. Even in the...More

Thank jseash
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This should be a visit when you are on Maui. Just beautiful scenery... and lots of information along the trail to help you learn about the area.

Thank djstrayer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful. Easy to walk and a quick stop if you have younger people in your party. Be sure to grab some homemade bread from a road side stand.

Thank dave c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were doing g some adventuring today a d we stumbled across this region of Maui. It was breathtaking. The little parks near by and then this area was breathtaking.

Thank danaQ5416YH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcome to Hawaii straight from the airport! Highly recommend visiting if you are on Maui. Parking was $5, but worth it. The iconic "needle" is amongst the mountains

Thank sandi28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss this on your trip to Maui. Well worth a visit to explore one of the islands most beautiful Valleys. Lush and Green. Full of History and serene Tropical setting. Admission was $5 which is ,based on how clean and maintained this area was,...More

1  Thank WONDERLUST18
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Jenny J
4 October 2018|
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Response from journey_in_wander | Reviewed this property |
A two year old could do this with maybe some help towards the end. A stroller would be complicated as there are stairs in a lot of places. Not too many to be excessive, but an inconvenience with a stroller. Hope you enjoy... More
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Jenessa J
15 June 2018|
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I did not use my phone however I did notice Bars as I was taking pictures with the phone. I have Verizon. also there is a gate attendant he could help as well
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Sam N
9 June 2018|
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