• A view of the cinder desert

    Haleakalā

    National Park Hawai'i

There are park alerts in effect.
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  • O`heo Stream and Pools Closed

    The O`heo stream, located along the Pipiwai Trail, remains closed due to high water and damaged stream monitoring equipment. Visitors are advised to abide by posted “stream closed” signs and the direction of park staff.

  • 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.

Permits

Permits are required for:

  • Wilderness camping (Palikū or Hōlua campsites)


  • Wilderness cabins (Kapalaoa, Hōlua or Palikū cabins)


  • Any special use: Weddings, Scattering of Ashes, Commercial Filming/Photography, Large Group Events, First Amendment Activities, Athletic Events, Collecting Resource Materials, and Construction and Commercial Vehicle Access to "Science City".


  • Any commercial use: Road Based Tours, Hiking Tours, Horse Tours, Astronomy Tours.




Did You Know?

night sky

The Summit District of Haleakalā National Park is one of the best places in the world to view the night sky. Stick around after your hike to experience top-notch stargazing.