Hiking off designated trails/trespassing
- Clear pathway for other animals to enter undisturbed areas
- Spread seeds stuck in mud on shoes and attached to clothing from disturbed areas to native watersheds
Un-designated Motor Vehicle Trails (4×4, Dritbike, 4-Wheelers)
- Effects of exposed track and road damage
- Changes in diversion of water
- Increased weed distribution
- Native vegetation displacement
- Creates existing tracks for other bikers and hikers to follow increasing traffic into native areas
- Fire Hazard
- Native birds may be disturbed by the noise and be effected by habitat loss
- Water quality decreased
Enjoy the wilderness responsibly and stay on legal trails in natural areas!
For hiking trails in Maui visit:
Nā Ala Hele: a state program that maintains designated hiking trails throughout Maui
Haleakalā National Park: they lead a “Waikamoi Cloud Forest Hike”on Mondays and Thursdays and “Walk on the Wet Side”, a more extensive hike into Waikamoi Preserve, held every 3rd Sunday of the month. 808 572-4400.
Plan a hike for your school or community organization with us!