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Pipiwai Trail Maui Information | Parking, Entrance Fee, Waterfalls

Pipiwai Trail


5 Things You Need To Know

Pipiwai Trail Parking

Parking for the Pipiwai Trail is both convenient and cost-effective:

  • Parking is included with the entrance fee, simplifying your visit.

  • The trail provides a main parking lot at the visitor center, ensuring accessibility.

  • An overflow lot is also available, catering to the needs of visitors during peak times.

Pipiwai Trail Entrance Fee

To access the Pipiwai Trail, which is part of Haleakalā National Park, the entrance fees are as follows:

  • Motorcycle: $25.00

  • Private Vehicle: $30.00 (Valid for three days and admits a private, non-commercial vehicle with a capacity of 14 or less, including all occupants)

  • Per Person: $15.00

Kīpahulu Visitor Center

The Kīpahulu Visitor Center, which serves Haleakalā National Park in the Hana area of Hawaii, operates with the following hours:

  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Trail Informatioin

The Pipiwai Trail in Haleakalā National Park offers the following trail information:

  • Length: The trail is 4 miles in total, which is a roundtrip distance.

  • Elevation Change: The trail features an 800-foot elevation change, providing both uphill and downhill sections.

  • Bamboo Forest: Approximately one mile into the hike, you'll have the opportunity to explore a lush and enchanting bamboo forest, one of the trail's highlights.

Waimoku Falls

Waimoku Falls awaits you at the end of the Pipiwai Trail. This stunning natural wonder is a beautiful cascading waterfall, and it offers clear and unobstructed viewing for visitors. The sight of Waimoku Falls is the perfect reward for your hike through the lush landscapes and bamboo forest of the trail. Be sure to have your camera ready to capture the beauty of this breathtaking waterfall.

Other Nearby Attractions




Road to Hana




Kahului Airport

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