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  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Table or Bench eBike Charging Point
  • Other Other
      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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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of Dec 31, 2018 ago

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #4,005
      State Ranking
      #7
      Trails (view details)
      9
      Trails Mountain Bike
      9
      Trails Hike
      9
      Trails Trail Running
      9
      Total Distance
      20 miles
      Total Descent
      8,380 ft
      Total Vertical
      4,714 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      9,898 ft
      Reports
      22
      Photos
      82
      Ridden Counter
      219

      Popular Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Biking Trails

      Photos of Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

      trail: Skyline
      10 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 1:44am
      Aug 27, 2019
      trail: Skyline
      19 |
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 1:44am
      Aug 27, 2019
      trail: Skyline
      50 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 9:20am
      Feb 23, 2019
      trail: Mamane
      28 |
      Feb 23, 2019 @ 9:19am
      Feb 23, 2019

      Videos of Kula Forest Reserve Mountain Bike

      mamane trail maui.hawaii
      trail: Mamane
      4:29 | 397 | Nov 26, 2010
      2nd gate Skyline trail
      trail: Skyline
      4:18 | 669 | Nov 26, 2010
      allout skyline trail maui
      trail: Skyline
      7:37 | 904 | Nov 26, 2010

      Recent Trail Reports

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      Boundary
      Dec 31, 2018 @ 2:21am
      Dec 31, 2018
      Variablerhettrussell Access the trail from Poli Poli Springs. ...
      Skyline
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Dryderfmaster99No issues, good ride.
      Mamane
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Dryderfmaster99Dry and running fast
      Upper Waiohuli to gate
      Nov 19, 2018 @ 2:47pm
      Nov 19, 2018
      Dryderfmaster99Trail was in good condition, nice ride.
      Waiakoa Loop
      Nov 3, 2018 @ 8:17pm
      Nov 3, 2018
      Variabledirtpedaler MMBC Bird Hunting season. Please watch out for...
      Upper Waiakoa
      Dec 6, 2017 @ 12:54pm
      Dec 6, 2017
      Drydirtpedaler MMBC Lower portion of the trail is currently...

      Activity Feed

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      user #1157608bkxccommenttrailSkyline
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      1 days
      user #1096340JessFedelewishlisttrailSkyline and 6 more
      Sep 15, 2019 @ 9:47pm
      3 days
      user #1890014BrycearonywishlisttrailSkyline
      Aug 31, 2019 @ 2:54pm
      Aug 31, 2019
      user #889181thatgeyeaddphoto in Odessa, Texas, United States and 1 more
      Aug 27, 2019 @ 1:44am
      Aug 27, 2019
      user #889181thatgeyevotetrailSkyline
      Aug 26, 2019 @ 10:09pm
      Aug 26, 2019

      Recent Comments

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      user #1157608bkxctrailSkylineOh yeah, we also didn't have to pay the...
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      1 days
      user #1157608bkxctrailSkylineThey don't allow commercial shuttles in the...
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:32pm
      1 days
      user #1157608bkxctrailSkylinePretty cool experience and adventure. Not...
      Sep 17, 2019 @ 1:31pm
      1 days
      user #1748366adlewis351trailSkylineAnyone interested in a Skyline trip at the end...
      Apr 9, 2019 @ 10:26pm
      Apr 9, 2019
      user #1383039Bubaluke39trailSkylineThis trail was a blast loved every min of it....
      Mar 13, 2018 @ 11:52pm
      Mar 13, 2018

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