Ka'iwi State Scenic Shoreline

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Makapu'u, Oahu's most South Eastern corner.

Classification XC
Distance 6.00 miles
Difficulty Easy
Traffic Low
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Trail Description

About Ka'iwi State Scenic Shoreline

Most of the trail is jeep road with a little bit of single track mixed in.  It's all relatively flat with no severe climbing.  There is not a great deal of shade so be sure to bring plenty of water.

What I enjoy about the trails at Ka'iwi State Scenic Shoreline is the ability to pick your own path and explore a bit.  The area is full of trails that crisscross each other allowing you to choose your own route.  There are Kiawe bushes in this area so bring a spare tube just in case you pick up a thorn.

If the parking lot at Makapu'u Lighthouse is full you can also park and access the trails from the Sandy Beach parking area.

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Sorry but we are lazy and haven't mapped out Maui yet.

We've been a bit lazy when it comes to mapping out the trails on Maui. We'll be making several trips there this summer to get the job done. For now visit the Maui Mountain Bike Coalition homepage where they have many of Maui's trails listed.

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