Nualolo Cliff Trail

Trail in Nā Pali-Kona Forest Reserve

Overview

  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed
  • Distance

    2.37 miles

Contact Information

Description

Trailhead access may be restricted

Due to the closure of certain State and City Parks and other facilities in response to reducing the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic virus, access to certain trailheads may be restricted. All Nā Ala Hele Trails remain open, unless otherwise noted. 

Trails that are affected: Ala Kahakai Trail, Alakai Swamp Trail, Awaawapuhi Trail, Contour Road, Haeleele Ridge Road, Kaaweiki Ridge Road, Kauhao Ridge Road,Kawaikoi Stream Trail, Ke Ala Loa O Maui/Piilani Trail, Kohua Ridge Trail, Kukui Trail, Makaha Arboretum Road, Makaha Road, Manukā Nature Trail, Milolii Ridge Road, Mohihi-Camp 10 Road, Mohihi-Waialae Trail, Nualolo Cliff Trail, Nualolo Trail, Papaalai Ridge Road, Pihea Trail, Pine Forest Drive, Polihale Ridge Road, Polipoli Trail, Poomau Canyon Vista Trail,Puna Trail, Redwood Trail.

The trail starts near the 3.0 mile point on the Awaʻawapuhi Trail in the Nā Pali-Kona Forest Reserve and meets the Nualolo Trail between the 3 mile and 3 1/4 mile markers. The trail skirts the upper rim of the precipitous Nualolo Valley and permits a "loop" route from the head of Awaʻawapuhi Trail to Kōkeʻe Park Headquarters or vice versa.

Allowed Activities
Hiking
Rifle Hunting
Rules & Regulation
Stay On Trail
Dogs On Leash
Allowed Access
Pedestrians
Dogs

Additional Information

Special Conditions

Do not use any trail or access road that is not delineated by name and color and that may also be displayed on these maps. The marked features are managed for public recreational use. Other trails or roads that branch off from the public features may be on private property, and are not managed for any public recreational use. Access is subject to adjacent landowner approval, and if used without authorization, you will be trespassing and possibly putting yourself at risk. Downloadable resources are provided below.

Activities

  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Pedestrian

Amenities

  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter

Features

  • Nature Study
  • Ocean Scenery

Hazards

  • Dangerous Cliff
  • Dangerous Footing
  • Hunting Area
  • Landslides

Dog Owners

Hunting may be in progress on or near this hiking trail. Hunting dogs may be off-leash while engaged in the hunt. Hikers must keep their dogs leashed at all times and remove dog waste while on this trail.

Simple Trail Tips

  1. Stay on the trail. 
  2. Check the weather 
  3. Watch the time 
  4. Avoid undue risk 
  5. Read all posted signs 
  6. Respect other trail users 
  7. Pack out at least what you pack in