Haleakala National Park Activities

SUMMIT AREA

Short interpretive talks are given daily - stop by a visitor center to find out abour the day's offerings. Guided hikes are available regularly - please contact us for details on upcoming hikes. Call 808 572-4400, then press 1, for information on upcoming programs, cancellations and closures.

KIPAHULU AREA

Daily orientation talks are given everyday at the Visitor Center. Stop by for details on upcoming programs.

The View Above...

Sky-watching is a great way to escape the world! Stop at one of the several overlooks on the Park road or take a short walk away from the traffic noise to watch the clouds. The visual horizon in many places in the Summit area is up to 115 miles out to sea. Even cloudy skies can offer amazing sights including rainbows, moonbows and halos seen around your shadow. Haleakala offers one of the most easily accessible places to watch planets, stars and moons after dark. Rent a pair of 10x50 or 7x50 binoculars at one of the island dive shops, pick up a star map at Park Headquarters or Haleakala Visitor Center, and see if you can find the moons of Jupiter.

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