• A view of the cinder desert

    Haleakalā

    National Park Hawai'i

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  • For your safety

    The Summit and Kīpahulu Districts are remote. An ambulance can take up to 45 minutes to arrive at either district from the nearest town. People with respiratory or other medical conditions should also be aware that the summit of Haleakalā is at 10,000 ft.

  • Drive cautiously - Endangered birds land on roadway

    Nēnē (Hawaiian geese) are nesting in the park and may land on or frequent park roads and parking lots. Drivers are reminded to drive at the posted speed limits and exercise caution.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Haleakalā National Park is open year-round, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, except during severe weather closures.

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 using cash.

Visitor Center Hours

All restrooms are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, except when the park is closed during severe weather closures.

Park Headquarters Visitor Center (7000 ft. / 2134 m) - 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.; phone: (808) 572-4459
Haleakalā Visitor Center (9740 ft. / 2969 m) - Sunrise to 3:00 p.m.

Kīpahulu Visitor Center (coastal) - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; phone: (808) 248-7375

Park Headquarters Visitor Center, Haleakalā Visitor Center, and Kīpahulu Visitor Center are open daily and year-round subject to staff availability. All visitor centers have cultural and natural history exhibits. Books, maps, and posters are offered for sale by the Hawaii Pacific Parks Association. Naturalists are on duty during business hours to answer questions and help you make the most of your visit. There is a pay phone near both the Park Headquarters Visitor Center and the Kīpahulu Visitor Center.

Did You Know?

Photograph of a seagulls white face with yellow bill

Haleakalā National Park has more Endangered species than any other site in the NPS.