Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail
4.7 miles 1650ft elevation Out & Back Trail
AllTrails lists it as Moderate
Kuli'ou'ou Ridge Trail is a in medium physical challenge, with only minor obstaclesc along the way. There is only street parking here, so please respect the neighborhood. As always, the earlier the better to get a spot. The hike starts with a series of switchbacks through the forest, You will reach the ridge where the trail opens up, giving you beautiful views of the Leeward side of the Island and some neighboring ridges. You will begin your push to the summit with a series of stairs along the way. When you reach the trail's end, you will see beautiful views of the windward coast and Waimanalo..
Nice area. Street parking only. Be respectful.
Follow the paved path for a little bit until you get to the trailhead.
Please do use the boot brush.
Go right here, as the sign says.
A little bit of an incline here....
..... which leads to your first viewpoint
Back into the trees you go
Heading down here. Trail goes up and down following the ridge. Some convenient ropes to help you keep your footing.
Watch your step. This section has a lot of roots.
Follow the sign to the left
You will come across this nice shaded table area if you need a break
Some nice cook pines along the way
A long uphill section of roots ahead
Nice little bench with a view if you need a break
A short incline with steps......
....leading to another great viewpoint
...to another great view
Share the Aloha
Back amongst the trees on an uphill thinner path
Another great viewpoint along the way. Getting close to the end.
This is a far as you go!
Some thin clouds rolling through today, but still a fantastic view!