A dormant volcano measuring 10,000 feet above sea level, Haleakalā is Maui’s highest point where you can see the big island from the summit. A visit to Haleakalā National Park might include a glimpse of a rare native bird, a hands-on experience with Hawaiian culture, breezes through the bamboo forest, or warm sun on your back as you hike up the volcanic landscape. This is a special place with an array of stories about ancient & modern Hawaiian culture that protects the bond between the land and its people. The park also cares for endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else. Make plans visit this unique place on the island of Maui – where you can renew your spirit amid stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest with a memorable hike through the backcountry.
Be prepared, the summit and Kīpahulu districts are remote. An ambulance can take up to 45 minutes to arrive at either location. People with respiratory or other medical conditions should be aware of the physical strains of climbing to high altitudes, the summit of Haleakalā is at 10,000 ft. There is no food, drink, or gasoline availablein the park. Restrooms and drinking water are always available.
Hours: 24 hours per day, 365 days a year.
Main Visitor Center Hours: 8:00 am – 3:45 pm HST.
Summit Visitor Center Hours: 6:00 am – 3:00 pm HST
Location: Haleakala National Park, Maui, HI 96768