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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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      Caution on Sep 4, 2018

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #3,200
      State Ranking
      #8
      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
      17
      Photos
      68
      Ridden Counter
      120

      Popular Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike Trails

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      Current Trail Warnings

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      Skyline
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:34pm
      Sep 4, 2018
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      Mamane
      Aug 29, 2018 @ 11:11am
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      Waiakoa Loop
      Oct 3, 2017 @ 11:30am
      Oct 3, 2017
      DLNR TO CLOSE KULA FOREST RESERVE AND...

      Photos of Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

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      Sep 15, 2016
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      Sep 15, 2016
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      trail: Mamane
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      Sep 15, 2016 @ 3:49pm
      Sep 15, 2016
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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
      user #780541bentottrailSkylineDoes anyone know a shuttle service that can...
      Feb 1, 2018 @ 7:47pm
      Feb 1, 2018
      user #1073678socalstokietrailSkylineSuper fun trail that I did when I visited Maui...
      Mar 29, 2016 @ 8:53am
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      Recent Activity

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      user #1555319PhysioGregaddridelogSep 5, 2018 ride log
      Sep 5, 2018 @ 5:00pm
      Sep 5, 2018
      user #330630dirtpedaleraddreportSkyline
      Sep 4, 2018 @ 2:36pm
      Sep 4, 2018
      user #330630dirtpedaleraddreportMamane
      Aug 29, 2018 @ 11:13am
      Aug 29, 2018
      user #330630dirtpedaleraddridelogAug 19, 2018 ride log
      Aug 19, 2018 @ 6:54pm
      Aug 19, 2018
      user #1485984NshaskosaddridelogAug 17, 2018 ride log
      Aug 17, 2018 @ 6:06pm
      Aug 17, 2018
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