This Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Hike In All Of Hawaii

The Hawaiian Islands are undoubtedly home to some of the best hiking in the country – and maybe even the world. And while we love our hikes through Waimea Canyon, along Kauai’s Na Pali Coast, and to breathtaking Maui waterfalls, there is one little known trail that is perhaps one of the state’s most beautiful hikes. Nestled into the Ko’olau Mountain Range on the island of Oahu is the trail to Maunawili Falls, a stunning 3-mile trek that climbs more than 1,200 feet above sea level, and rewards hikers with a picturesque spring-fed pool at the end of a strenuous trail through the mountains.

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Now surely, naming the most beautiful hike in Hawaii is an extremely subjective task, and we would love to hear about your favorite Hawaii trails on our Only In Hawaii Facebook page. Don’t forget to check out these other contenders, too – Kauai’s Kalalau Trail, Maui’s Pipiwai Trail, and Oahu’s Koko Head Stairs.