Visiting Haleakalā National Park

Planning a trip to Haleakalā National Park and need some help planning your trip?

Here is the National Park Obsessed guide for visiting Haleakalā National Park, Hawaii.

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The Quick Guide to Visiting Haleakalā National Park

Haleakalā National Park Basics

Region: Pacific-West / West Coast / Pacific

Park Size: 33,265 acres (51.98 sq miles) (134.62 sq km)

Location: Maui County

Closest Cities: Pukalani, Hawaii

Busy Season: May to July

Visitation: 994,394 (in 2019)

How much does Haleakalā National Park Cost?

Haleakalā National Park costs the following:

  • 7-day Passenger Vehicle Pass – $30
  • 7-day Motorcycle Pass – $25
  • 7-day Individual Pass – $15

An annual Hawaiʻi Tri-Park Annual Passes costs $55 and includes entrance to Haleakalā National Park, Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park, and Puʻuhonua ʻO Hōnaunau National Historical Park but it is not recommended you buy this pass. For an extra $25 you can get an American the Beautiful Pass. This $80 pass offers free admission to all 116 fee-charging National Park Units.

When is Haleakalā  National Park Open?

Haleakalā National Park is open year-round.

Are dogs allowed in Haleakalā National Park?

Yes, pets are welcome in Haleakalā National Park but are limited to developed areas such as roads, parking areas, picnic areas, paved pathways, and campgrounds. Pets are not allowed on the trails in the park. Please review the Haleakalā Pet Policy before bringing your dog to Haleakalā.

Where are Haleakalā National Park’s visitor centers?

Park Headquarters Visitor Center – Open Year Around

Haleakalā Visitor Center – Open Year Around

Kīpahulu Visitor Center – Open Year Around

Land Acknowledgments for Haleakalā National Park

The National Park known as Haleakalā National Park sits on Kanaka ʻŌiwi land.

Thank you to the Native Land Digital for making the Indigenous territories accessible to all. They have mapped the known territories to the best of the current knowledge and is a work in progress. If you have additional information on the Indigenous nations boundaries, please let them know.

Native Land Digital is a registered Canadian not-for-profit organization with the goal to creates spaces where non-Indigenous people can be invited and challenged to learn more about the lands they inhabit, the history of those lands, and how to actively be part of a better future going forward together.

Jennifer is a long time national park blogger and the founder of National Park Obsessed. She is a dedicated National Park lover who is working on visiting all 63 US National Parks. She has currently been to 58 of the National Parks. She is dedicated to sharing her knowledge of the Parks with others and helping them learn to love the parks as much as she does.