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Miloliʻi Ridge Trail

Trail in Nā Pali-Kona Forest Reserve


  • Directions

  • Distance

    2.56 miles


The trail follows an old Forest Management road developed in the 1960's. This trail provides access to Kuia Natural Area Reserve, Nā Pali-Kona and Puʻu ka Pele Forest Reserves, and Hunting Unit H.

Allowed Activities
Horseback Riding
Mountain Biking
Rifle Hunting
Rules & Regulation
Dogs On Leash
Allowed Access

Additional Information


  • Nature Study


  • Shelter

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


The Miloliʻi Ridge Trail starts after the Forestry Shelter along Miloliʻi Ridge Road.


  • Bicycle
  • Equestrian
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Pedestrian


  • Bees
  • Dangerous Cliff
  • Hunting Area

Special Conditions

Caution should be used during weekends and state holidays when hunting activities are open. Non-hunters are advised to wear bright colored clothing and stay on established trails. This road may also be closed for HIGH FIRE DANGER. Call the Kauai Forestry Office at 274-3433 for any notices. 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.

Mountain Bikers

Always yield to hikers. Do not slide around corners or slide down the trail. Careless mountain biking damages the trail and causes erosion. If accidents are reported or damage to the trail is extreme, the trail may be closed to mountain bikers. This trail is not an easy mountain bike trail.