Haleakala National Park Guide

Easy tips and information for planning hiking on Maui at the Haleakala Crater and rainforest

Haleakala National Park is on the island of Maui.

There are two areas visitors can access for completely different hiking and sightseeing experiences.

The Kipahulu area of Haleakala National Park is on the south side.

Here you'll find waterfalls and the famous Seven Sacred Pools (no swimming allowed though)

Hiking within the Haleakala crater is a one of kind experience.

If you don't want to hike and just appreciate the views, there are many viewpoints and facilities at the summit.

The best birdwatching on Maui is here in the forests of the volcano.

Birds are the primary wildlife to watch for at Haleakala National Park (locations in article)

The Sliding Sands Trail is the BEST hike for a day trip to Haleakala.

This is a kid friendly hike and shows off the most unique view on Maui.

Lower elevation hiking is great with kids or if you live at sea-level.

Haleakala National Park is much more than the summit of the volcano.

Hiking in the Kipahulu unit is a great addition to driving the Road to Hana.

Spending the day exploring this part of Maui MUST include the waterfalls and banyan trees of Haleakala.

Bring a picnic to Haleakala and dress warmly.

The weather up at the summit can be very cold and unpredictable any time of year.

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