Alerts & Conditions

Park Status


  • The Summit District of Haleakalā National Park from the entrance to the summit at 10,023 feet is always open with Haleakalā Sunrise Reservations required from 3 am- 7 am HST.
  • All Summit District Trails are open including Haleakalā Crater hiking trails and wilderness areas, Keoneheʻeheʻe (Sliding Sands) Trail and Halemau‘u Trail for day-use activities only.
  • Sunrise reservations allow access to the Summit District from 3:00 am to 7:00 am. Sunrise reservations are available on up to 60 days in advance. The cost for a sunrise viewing reservation is $1.00 per vehicle. Sunrise reservations must be made prior to visiting the park and can only be obtained online through For questions about reservations, call the hotline at 1-877-444-6777. A separate entrance fee will be collected upon entry to the park. Visitors with National Park Passes should have their pass and ID ready to present at the gate for entry. Visitors without a sunrise reservation will not be admitted to the park and no reservations will be issued at the entrance station.

  • Others points of interest open in the Summit District include: Hosmer Grove Picnic Shelter, Leleiwi Overlook, and Kalahaku Overlook.

  • The Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park is daily from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Plan to arrive in the morning and no later than 3 pm to allow addtional time to hike and explore the park.
  • Trails in the Kīpahulu District open daily from 9 am to 5 pm include: Pīpīwai Trail and Kūloa Point Trail. We recommend starting the Pīpīwai Trail early and no later than 3:00 pm to ensure you are out of the park when the gate closes at 5:00 pm.

With public health in mind, the following facilities remain closed:

  • Kῑpahulu Campground and Hosmer Grove Campground. 

  • The Pools of ‘Oʻheo in the Kῑpahulu District.

  • Overnight use in Haleakalā Crater hiking trails, including all cabins and camping areas.

  • Backcountry cabins and the cabin reservation system at Hōlua, Kapalaoa and Palikū.
  • Primitive tent campgrounds in Haleakalā Crater, Palikū and Hōlua campsites are currently closed and are anticipated to open on April 22, 2021 at 7 am HST by reservation only via For more information visit: Wilderness Camping
  • All Park Visitor Centers including: Haleakalā Visitor Center at 9,740 feet (public restrooms remain open), Headquarters Visitor Center at 7,000 feet (public restrooms remain open), and Kῑpahulu Visitor Center (public restrooms remain open).

  • Red Hill Observatory at 10,023 feet.

We ask the public to be our partner in recreating responsibly, by following CDC and state and local guidance, social distancing, and wearing a face covering.

For those looking for virtual experiences to enjoy the park, the following virtual experiences are available:

Further updates about Haleakalā National Park will appear here.

Last updated: April 15, 2021

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Mailing Address:

Haleakalā National Park
PO Box 369

Makawao, HI 96768


(808) 572-4400

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