Waʻahila Ridge State Recreation Area
Photo Credit: Kelvin Lu
Waahila trail

PARK UPDATES:

[OʻAHU]: UPDATED 11/17/22: Kaʻena Point State Park – We are now accepting the 2023 Kaʻena Point Vehicle Access Permit applications. Please be patient as applications may take longer than the posted 10 days to process.

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area will remain CLOSED until access roads through Kula Forest Reserve are cleared from storm damage and safe to traverse. Anticipated re-opening is January to mid-February 2023 (Per DOFAW). For updates, please go to: https://dlnr.hawaii.gov/blog/2022/06/27/nr22-090/

[MAUI] UPDATED 11/2/22: ʻIAO VALLEY STATE MONUMENT – As of August 1, 2022 ʻIao Valley State Monument will be closed through February, 2023 for the final phase of the slope stabilization project and parking lot improvements.

Waʻahila Ridge State Recreation Area

Park update: 9/9/22 - Overhead pole installation work at Waʻahila Ridge State Recreation Area entry gate will take place on Friday September 9th. Park access will still be available via traffic counter-flow.

9/9/22 - Painting of the second coat on the poles is also scheduled for Monday, September 12th, park access will still be available via traffic counter-flow.

Hours

 Daily 7:00am to 6:45pm

Entrance Fee None
Trail Names

Description

Wildland picnicking on a Norfolk Island pine forested ridge with fine views of Manoa and Palolo valleys. Enjoy hardy family hiking in the forest reserve.

While dogs are not allowed in the park, they may traverse the park while leashed to access the Waʻahila Ridge Trail.