Haleakala National Park

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8 mi 13 km

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36 mi 58 km

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Haleakala National Park is an amazing landscape rich with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture, preserving the bond between the land and its people. The park is also home to several endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else. Visitors to the park will be impressed by the stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest filled with bamboo. Whether you are planning a backcountry excursion or simply looking to explore the beautiful coast, visitors to the park will be amazed by the varied and impressive scenery, history, and culture that Haleakala National Park has to offer.

To learn more about the park, visit www.nps.gov.

Details

Visitor Centers:
The Headquarters Visitor Center, Haleakalā Visitor Center, and Kīpahulu Visitor Center are open daily, year round subject to staff availability.

  • Headquarters Visitor Center: 8 am - 3:45 pm
  • Haleakala Visitor Center (summit): Sunrise - 3 pm
  • Kīpahulu Visitor Center (coastal): 9 am to 4:30 pm

Visiting Tips

Haleakala National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, except during severe weather closures. Please check the park's website for alerts and closures.

Weather at the high elevations of the summit and wilderness area of the park can be unpredictable and change quickly so be prepared for temperature fluctuations and rapidly moving storms. In the coastal Kipahulu Area, the weather is more mild, temperate, and wet. Flash floods can be a serious risk so be sure to check at the visitor center before entering any streams or pools.

Fees & Passes:
If you arrive at the park at a time when the entrance station is closed, please pay the entrance fee at the automated fee machine.
  • Private Vehicle: $20 for 3 days
  • Motorcycle: $15 for 3 days
  • Per Person: $10 for 3 days
  • Hawaiʻi Tri-Park Annual Pass: $25 per year (good for admittance to Haleakalā National Park, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park and Puʻuhonua ʻO Hōnaunau National Historical Park)
  • Purchase an annual pass for all national parks sites, $80

To learn more about park fees, click here.

Camping and Lodging

Camping:
There are two wilderness campsites in Haleakala, the Halua Campsite and the Paliki Campsite. The campsites operate on a first-come, first-served basis and require a backcountry camping permit. Visit the park's website for more details.

There are two car-accessible campgrounds in Haleakala National Park. For campground capacities, reservations, and more information, click here.

Lodging:
The NPS maintains and operates three wilderness cabins within the park. These cabins can only be reached by trail and must be reserved ahead of time. For details regarding permits, reservations, and fees, click here.

Food and Drink

There is no food, beverages, or gasoline for sale within the park. Drinking water is available at the visitor centers, but visitors are advised to pack enough food and water for their trip. There is a wide variety of dining options locating in the nearby towns.

Other Activities

Whether exploring the volcanic landscape, heading out on an epic multi-day, backcountry excursion, strolling along the coast, or taking a dip in the ocean, visitors have a variety of ways to explore the park. For those looking to extend their adventure outside of the park, consider the many superb options for surfing, paddling, and kite boarding around the island. Also, be sure to check out the options for mountain biking around Maui.

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