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Address: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI
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Aka Seven Sacred Pools....

very lovely location...past Hana Town...very popular with visitor...do be advised to be careful, not care free, when visiting this 'attraction'...though safe for the majority of... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
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Maine
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37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Let me preface this by saying I understand closing, but be honest about why. Is it beautiful YES!! Worth a trip, YES!! But, it was closed due to water level, yet there is a sign that shows dangerous and normal water levels. If your going to say it's closed due to water level it shouldn't be flowing less than the... More 

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Maui, Hawaii
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216 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

very lovely location...past Hana Town...very popular with visitor...do be advised to be careful, not care free, when visiting this 'attraction'...though safe for the majority of the time, there are times when it's raining heavily 'up in them there mountains' and the stream is prone to flash flooding...as the saying goes...if in doubt don't cross....just twist that abit to if the... More 

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2 Thank mauimann
Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We hiked to the upper falls (about 45 minutes) and when you get to them you'll be beautifully surprised, but don't forget to enjoy the hike there; it's equally beautiful. You walk thru a bamboo forest and you get to see a masive tree also, the Banyan tree on the hike. Enjoy the hike, it's beautiful. I'd do it again!... More 

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1 Thank manicoara
Red Bluff, California
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Unable to visit the pools or swim there because of dam problems. Hopefully it will reopen after the current storms....but check before making the long drive.

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1 Thank tecamom
Los Angeles, California
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85 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The pools are really cool even when they are closed (2/2017). The park service that manages this location leaves a lot to be desired, the gift shop is almost non existence, the view points are overgrown, and the pay station was closed diverting us to a grass lot to pay? Very disappointed in the national park service for their lack... More 

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San Francisco, California
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It's a great place to stop and stretch your legs, and check out the beautiful waterfalls. And some days you can even swim.

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Golden, Canada
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32 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I was very excited about the visit to the Seven Sacred Pools. It is exhausting to get there after the whole Hana drive. The hike up was great, but there wasn't much to see for the actual waterfall section. It was all closed off.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Unfortunately the 7 sacred pools are now closed to the public, not sure why. They are across the street from the Pipiwai trail. You can still walk to them and see them, but they're not as full as they were in years past when they allowed people to swim in them. Still nice to see, just not as impressive as... More 

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1 Thank babs1008
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

It's a beautiful, out-of-the-way location. Awesome views of the coastline and ocean. However, be wary if it's recently rained since they will close down the main trails for safety reasons.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

So the day we visited the pools were closed due to rock slides earlier in the month making the area unsafe. But the trail surrounding the pools was open, and we opted to take that short hike before we set off on the Pipiwai trail. It was remarkable! The views from the cliffs by the ocean were phenomenal. The pools... More 

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