THE BEST HIKING TRAILS ON OAHU HAWAII   

 

Hanalei Bay Kauai Trail view

Whether you are a starter or an avid explorer, Team Gray believes that these are some of the fit-for-a-fun adventure trails worth your time. Below are some of the best trails to follow in order to experience the lush jungles, jaw-dropping scenery, and the wild nature that Oahu is:

  1. Ehukai Pillbox

It is also known as the sunset Pillbox hike because of the beautiful view of the North Shore coastline. Ehukai Beach is an enjoyable experience. The walk takes you around 30 minutes to get to the summit. It might be short yet still challenging and strenuous to get to the mountain top. 

 

  1. Koko Head Trail

Koko Trail measures 0.7 miles to the top. It is one of the most popular trails in Hawaii. Do not allow the short distance disguise you. The trail has an elevated path reaching 990ft that will get you sweating by the time you reach the peak. 

 

  1. Pali Notches

Haena Trail Hawaii

You must be cautious when taking up this hike as it is one of the most dangerous in Hawaii. You will have to pass through the narrow ridge and climb rocks with persistent strong winds. Be assured that the experience is worth the risk.

  1. Crouching Lion

Crouching Lion trail offers one of the best views in Hawaii trails. You will reach the summit in around 30-45 minutes, and about 20-25 minutes to get back down. You don’t have to stay restless when taking this trail; most parts are safe and easy to climb.

 

  1. Manoa Falls Trail

As one of the earliest trails in Oahu, Manoa Fall trail has kept its aura over the years with a scenic view throughout the path. The 1.6-mile trail takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

 

  1. Diamond Head Hike

lanikai pillbox hike view

Looking for another easy trail in Oahu? Try out Diamond Head hike and zigzag, all the way to the top of the Diamond Head state crater. The 1.6-mile walk will take you around 30 minutes to get to the summit.

 

  1. Ka’au Crater Hike

How do three waterfalls, streams, and forests in one hike sound? If you like that, then head to the Ka'au crater hike. The climb is treacherous from the start, but there are several ropes around to help you through.  

 

  1. The Seven Falls Hike

With a moderate hiking difficulty, The Seven Falls hike provides a breathtaking view of seven waterfalls. This hike is surrounded by granite walls and can experience slippery rocks along the way.

 

9. Pink Pillbox Hike

Also known as Pu’u, this hike provides the best way to have a Western landscape of Oahu. The short walk will give you an impressive view of the beaches and suburbs around Oahu.

 

10. TomTom Trail

TomTom trail is one of the most well-known trails in Oahu. It contains spectacular scenes from the start. You therefore don't have to go all the way if you don't feel like it.