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  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      The Kula Forest Reserve encompasses 21,000 acres on the upper slopes of Haleakala starting at an elevation of 6,400 feet to the summit at 10,000 feet. Within the forest reserve is the Polipoli Springs State Recreation Area with camping and a rental cabin. There are 7 different trails open to Mountain Bikes totally over 20 miles.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Access Info:
      From Kahului, take Highway 37 past Pukalani to the second junction of Highway 377. Turn left on 377 for about 0.3 mile, then right on Waipoli Road. The road travels through the first cattle guard and climbs up the mountain through a long series of switchbacks until it enters the forest at 6,400` elevation.
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      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,838
      State Ranking
      #7
      Trails
      9
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      12 miles
      Total Descent
      7,560 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,906 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,722 ft
      Reports
      14
      Photos
      67
      Ridden Counter
      93

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Photos of Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

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      Recent Comments

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      user #1383039Bubaluke39trailSkylineThis trail was a blast loved every min of it....
      Mar 13, 2018 @ 11:52pm
      Mar 13, 2018
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      Feb 1, 2018 @ 7:47pm
      Feb 1, 2018
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