Know before you go:

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 to 7 am HST.

The Kīpahulu District of Haleakalā National Park is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

 

What is there to do?

-All Summit District Trails are open including Haleakalā Crater hiking trails and wilderness areas, Keoneheʻeheʻe (Sliding Sands) Trail and Halemau‘u Trail.

-Hosmer Grove Campground in the Summit District is open for camping. All campers make an advance reservation on Recreation.gov.

-Primitive tent campgrounds in Haleakalā Crater, Palikū and Hōlua campsites opened as of April 22, 2021 at 7 am HST by reservation only via Recreation.gov. For more information visit: Wilderness Camping

- Hōlua and Kapalaoa cabins can be reserved up to 6 months in advance at recreation.gov. Palikū cabin remains closed at this time due to water shortages. Find more information about cabins visit: Wilderness Cabins.

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

-Trails in the Kīpahulu District open daily from 9 am to 5 pm include: Pīpīwai Trail and Kūloa Point Trail.

HaleakalĀ Sunrise:

  • Sunrise reservations are available on Recreation.gov up to 60 days in advance.

  • The cost for a sunrise viewing reservation is $1.00 per vehicle. The reservation fee is not part of the entrance fee. Entrance fees will be collected upon entry to the park. Visitors with National Park Passes, should bring their pass and ID ready to present at the gate for entry.

  • Sunrise reservations can only be obtained online through Recreation.gov and must be made prior to visiting the park. For questions about reservations, call the recreation.gov hotline at 1-877-444-6777. Visitors without a sunrise reservation will not be admitted to the park and no reservations will be issued at the entrance station.

  • Sunrise reservations allow access to the Summit District from 3:00 am to 7:00 am and can only be used for the day specified on the reservation itself.

the following facilities remain closed:

-Kῑpahulu Campground

-The Pools of ‘Oʻheo in the Kῑpahulu District.

-Due to water shortages, Palikū wilderness cabin remains closed at this time. Palikū wilderness campsites remain open but backpakers are advised to carry in extra water or fill up at Kapalaoa prior to arriving at Palikū.

-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.

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