Operating Hours & Seasons

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

*Please note: everyone entering the Summit District of the park between 3:00 AM and 7:00 AM must have a sunrise reservation that is displayed on their vehicle dashboards, even if they do not plan on viewing sunrise.

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 credit card unless you have a valid America the Beautiful pass (including a Golden Age or Access pass).

Visitor Center Hours

All restrooms are open 24 hours per day, seven days per week, except when the park is closed during severe weather events. Please check park alerts for information on closures.

Park Headquarters Visitor Center (7,000 feet/2,134 meters) - Temporarily closed; phone: (808) 572-4459.

Haleakalā Visitor Center (9,740 feet/2,969 meters) - Temporarily closed

Kīpahulu Visitor Center (coastal) - Temporarily closed; 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 Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association. Naturalists are on duty during business hours to answer questions and help you make the most of your visit.


Last updated: March 16, 2020

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Mailing Address:

Haleakalā National Park
PO Box 369

Makawao, HI 96768


(808) 572-4400

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