The visitor center is open from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm every day of the week. Stop by the center to receive an orientation to the park, ask some questions or to browse the selection of Hawaiian books, videos, and unique hand made craft items available for sale.
For children from 7 to 12 years old, Junior Ranger programs are available. Ask a park ranger at the visitor center for a copy of the junior ranger activity booklet, follow the instructions and complete the activity booklet. Present the completed booklet to a ranger and earn a junior ranger badge.
Did You Know?
Did you know that cowboys used to call the Alahaka Ramp the “one foot out trail”? Due to the very hazardous condition of the ramp in the early 1900s, cowboys would ascend up or down the ramp with one foot out of their stirrup ready to jump free in case the need should arise.