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Iao Valley State Monument

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54 S High St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-2102
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Reviewed yesterday

I am sometimes amazed at how places like these become recognized and are sometimes lauded by tourist agencies/groups who include this on an itinerary as a "must see." While it is nice, I wouldn't make another trip to see it. Fortunately, the day I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank romadaro
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful location, simple paved hiking trails with lots of stairs, and did I mention beautiful location?? Besides the paved trails, there are a number of primitive trails beside the stream that go back into the interior. I loved the one we followed, my wife not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Cinquefoilr
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful hike to historical cabins to visit that have education plaques explaining first inhabitants. Check the weather before you go. Flash floods could be possible. Overall, the sense of place is remarkably serene and picturesque. You will begin to feel the stress leave your body...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank breaksupnotdown
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a nice place to visit for a tourist, nice landscape for a $5 parking. If you are an avid hiker then this 0.6 miles trail won't hit the spot. Visit the place if you are in the area. It would be nice if...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jairo P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Iao State Park on our last day in Maui. Our flight didn't leave until late at night and we were looking for something not beach related to do during the day. It is a $5 parking fee, which we were ok with,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Melhaywire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a close drive and so incredibly majestic! The day before we spent almost eight hours in the car driving back and forth to Hana and to come on this stunningly beautiful place within a five minute drive of civilization was quite the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robynmb1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had too short a stop during van tour so returned on own. It is a beautiful place. Peaceful to listen to flowing water. $5 parking fee. Many steps up to shelter/viewing area. Definitely worth doing. Bathroom out of order the day visited. Use those at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scampi745
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time visiting this place!! Its breezy and cooler once you pull into the parking lot which was kind of a nice break from the constant heat and sun. Our ten month old was comfy in the carrier as we climbed the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Madison2787
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here when we arrived in Maui on way to our hotel. Beautiful park and fabulous scenery!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank andy3452
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a beautiful place. It isn't very far out of town and all of sudden you are in this beautiful valley. This hike up to the viewing area is relatively easy, Well worth the time.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Jenny J
4 October 2018|
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Response from journey_in_wander | Reviewed this property |
A two year old could do this with maybe some help towards the end. A stroller would be complicated as there are stairs in a lot of places. Not too many to be excessive, but an inconvenience with a stroller. Hope you enjoy... More
Jenessa J
15 June 2018|
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Response from buyersrmi | Reviewed this property |
I did not use my phone however I did notice Bars as I was taking pictures with the phone. I have Verizon. also there is a gate attendant he could help as well
Sam N
9 June 2018|
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Response from bkarimib | Reviewed this property |
30min to 1hr