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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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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 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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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
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  • most popular
  • 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
      Located on the northern slopes of the Pupukea Paumalu Forest Reserve, and sharing a slight overlap with the Ehukai Pillbox hike, Pupukea / Sunset Hills is a vast network of MTB-specific trails. These trails have something for everyone. It is a great place for beginner and expert riders alike.

      This trail map is a work-in-progress. Some of the trail names are outdated. Please direct any corrections to @matts.other.profile on Instagram.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Shuttleable: YES
      Parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Update 5/20/2018:

      Recently there have been conflicts with neighborhood residents over parking on the grass in front of their homes. Areas along Wilinau Rd have been tagged no parking; the NE corner of Wilinau and Makana (on the side of the trailhead) seems to be still allowing parking. Riders have been varying their parking in the neighborhood, or shuttling up from Kamehameha Hwy. If you choose to continue parking in the immediate vicinity please be respectful of the neighborhood.
      Region Details
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      • 29
      • 6
      • 1


      Open on Aug 10, 2019

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,010
      State Ranking
      #4
      Trails (view details)
      67
      Trails Mountain Bike
      67
      Trails Hike
      66
      Trails Trail Running
      66
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent
      7,425 ft
      Total Vertical
      827 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      847 ft
      Reports
      179
      Photos
      116
      Ridden Counter
      3,164

      Photos of Pupukea / Sunset Hills Mountain Bike

      1 |
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      0 |
      Aug 8, 2019 @ 1:33pm
      Aug 8, 2019
      trail: Forest
      108 |
      Jul 14, 2018 @ 5:52pm
      Jul 14, 2018
      trail: Forest
      42 |
      Apr 27, 2018 @ 6:33pm
      Apr 27, 2018

      Videos of Pupukea / Sunset Hills Mountain Bike

      Jungle Lovin in Hawaii
      trail: Jungle
      1:32 | 255 | Mar 28, 2015
      Split screen
      trail: Jungle
      1:49 | 106 | May 26, 2014
      Aftermath
      trail: Jungle
      1:25 | 600 | Nov 5, 2013

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Primo DH
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:14pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      DryPoiboiTrail is nice, just watch a couple...
      Whiplash DH (Upper)
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:10pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      DryPoiboiLarge branch/tree down on left berm, you...
      Upper Needles
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:07pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      DryPoiboiIts all sweet! Raked from main junctio to...
      Threes
      Aug 10, 2019 @ 11:03pm
      Aug 10, 2019
      DryPoiboiGreat conditions, connecting into upper...
      Pu`u
      Jul 20, 2019 @ 4:28pm
      Jul 20, 2019
      DryGetsent420Trail is riding fast and smooth. Mahalo...
      Urban Legend
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 1:41pm
      Jun 6, 2019
      DrysvilligerA significant amount of dirt work has...
      El-Bo
      Jun 1, 2019 @ 3:32pm
      Jun 1, 2019
      Prevalent MudGetsent420The lower part of the trail seems to be...
      Jungle
      Apr 28, 2019 @ 12:46pm
      Apr 28, 2019
      DryPoiboiFinally rideable !
      Frog Tree
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 12:02pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      Variablerustystrudel
      Forest Connector
      Apr 20, 2019 @ 12:02pm
      Apr 20, 2019
      Dryrustystrudel

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1481600Jbart66addridelogAug 18, 2019 ride log
      Aug 18, 2019 @ 2:40pm
      2 days
      user #1431718SkatterbraineaddridelogAug 16, 2019 ride log
      Aug 16, 2019 @ 4:05pm
      Aug 16, 2019
      user #1252973tangtangvvriddentrailJeep Road - Trailhead to Boy Scout
      Aug 15, 2019 @ 1:01am
      Aug 15, 2019
      user #1768825mperucciaddridelogAug 14, 2019 ride log
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 10:25pm
      Aug 14, 2019
      user #581612kupaa1addridelogAug 14, 2019 ride log
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 2:00pm
      Aug 14, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1118249svilligertrailUrban LegendUrban Legend is a "park style" trail, with...
      Jun 6, 2019 @ 1:19pm
      Jun 6, 2019
      user #1802988Getsent420reportEl-BoIt's not that muddy I guess this is set...
      Jun 1, 2019 @ 3:35pm
      Jun 1, 2019

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Kahuku Motocross Park1.2 km
      North Shore Bike Park 33.4 km
      Laie Falls 6 65.9 km
      Peacock Flats 2 212.1 km
      Kaaawa Valley15 km

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