Route: Printable Topographic Maps
The trail descends into Makiki Valley and contours it for approximately 1.1 miles to reach Round Top Drive on the east side. Vegetation along the trail includes swamp mahagany, eucalyptus, and some native Hawai`ian plants. This trail connects with Kanealole and Maunalaha Trail, forming a popular loop hike.
Directions: 1. Proceed uphill, towards the mountain (mauka) on Tantalus Drive. Approximately 1/2 way to the top, look for the trailhead sign on the right hand side of the road. Prior to the Makiki Valley Trailhead sign, there is a small parking area on the corner. You may park here.
2. This trail may also be accessed via Round Top Drive, Maunalaha, Kanealole, Moleka or Nahuina Trails.Trail Information: Stay on the trail. Pack out at least what you pack in. No open fires.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.
Special pig control hunt in progress on this trail. Hunting with hunting dogs will take place Wednesdays and Sundays from sun-up to sundown on this trail. Hikers with pet dogs should consider using other trails during control hunt period to avoid possible encounters with hunting dogs.
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Biking and Camping are not allowed on this Trail:
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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.