Waikamoi Ridge Trail

Trail in Ko'olau Forest Reserve


  • Directions

    Geolocation is not allowed
  • Distance

    0.61 miles

Contact Information


This is a short nature trail that climbs a forested slope to a picnic site. The trail starts at a picnic shelter and climbs through lush forest of planted trees and a grove of bamboo. At the top the trail breaks out of the trees into a grassy clearing with another shelter and picnic site. The trail is often muddy. There are no restrooms at this site.

Allowed Activities
Rules & Regulation
Stay On Trail
Dogs On Leash
Allowed Access

Additional Information

Special Conditions

Hiking boots are not necessary. There is no water or toilets. Camping is not permitted. 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


  • Hiking
  • Pedestrian


  • Firepit
  • Picnic Table
  • Shelter


  • Dangerous Footing

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.

Terrain and Trail Environments

Forest, grasslands, often muddy rough 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