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.
Dogs are permitted in parking lots and drive-up campgrounds and on roadways and paved pathways only. Dogs must be leashed at all times. Dogs are not permitted on trails. You may not leave animals unattended at any time. Please do not bring dogs into park buildings.
Working guide dogs accompanying a person with a disability are permitted in buildings, please talk to a Park Ranger for information on hiking with guide dogs.
Did You Know?
The Wilderness Area of Haleakalā National Park was designated on October 20, 1976 with 19,270 acres. This protected Wilderness expanded to 24,719 acres in 2005.