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Haleakala National Park

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7 mi 11 km of trail 2 Rides

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Haleakala National Park is an amazing landscape rich with stories of ancient and modern Hawaiian culture, preserving the bond between the land and its people. The park is also home to several endangered species, some of which exist nowhere else. Visitors to the park will be impressed by the stark volcanic landscapes and sub-tropical rain forest filled with bamboo. Whether you are planning a backcountry excursion or simply looking to explore the beautiful coast, visitors to the park will be amazed by the varied and impressive scenery, history, and culture that Haleakala National Park has to offer.

To learn more about the park, visit www.nps.gov.

Local Info

Please Note: There are no singletrack trails within Haleakala National Park that are open to mountain bikes. This page serves as a general overview of the area. Visitors can bike on the park roads but there is no bike path. For more information on biking in the park, visit the park's website.

Visiting Tips

Haleakala National Park is open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, except during severe weather closures. Please check the park's website for alerts and closures.

Weather at the high elevations of the summit and wilderness area of the park can be unpredictable and change quickly so be prepared for temperature fluctuations and rapidly moving storms. In the coastal Kipahulu Area, the weather is more mild, temperate, and wet. Flash floods can be a serious risk so be sure to check at the visitor center before entering any streams or pools.

Fees & Passes:
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. To learn more about park fees, click here.

Camping & Lodging

Camping:
There are two wilderness campsites in Haleakala, the Halua Campsite and the Paliki Campsite. The campsites operate on a first-come, first-served basis and require a backcountry camping permit. Visit the park's website for more details.

There are two car-accessible campgrounds in Haleakala National Park. For campground capacities, reservations, and more information, click here.

Lodging:
The NPS maintains and operates three wilderness cabins within the park. These cabins can only be reached by trail and must be reserved ahead of time. For details regarding permits, reservations, and fees, click here.

Food & Drink

There is no food, beverages, or gasoline for sale within the park. Drinking water is available at the visitor centers, but visitors are advised to pack enough food and water for their trip. There is a wide variety of dining options locating in the nearby towns.

Outfitters, Tours, & Shuttles

Need a demo bike? Check out krankmaui.com

Other Activities

Whether exploring the volcanic landscape, heading out on an epic multi-day, backcountry excursion, strolling along the coast, or taking a dip in the ocean, visitors have a variety of ways to explore the park. For those looking to extend their adventure outside of the park, consider the many superb options for surfing, paddling, and kite boarding around the island. Also, be sure to check out the options for mountain biking around Maui.

Areas Within Haleakala National Park

Rides in Haleakala National Park - 2

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Favorite The upper end of Mamane has plenty of rolling, jumpy fun.
Intermediate/Difficult

Skyline Downhill

16.6 mi 26.7 km • Point to Point • 100 ft Ascent 30.59 m Ascent

(13) Kēōkea, HI
Favorite The lower you get on Skyline the more green you see.
Difficult

Haleakala Shuttle

17.8 mi 28.6 km • Point to Point • 186 ft Ascent 56.81 m Ascent

(2) Kēōkea, HI

Trails in Haleakala National Park - 1

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6.7 mi 10.8 km #1Skyline
Difficult
Kēōkea, HI
Difficult
6.7 mi 10.8 km Kēōkea, HI

Photos of Haleakala National Park - 1

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Summit Building parking lot before dropping 18 miles down some 7,000 ft along Skyline, Mamane and through Poli Poli State Park on Waipoli Rd to Highway 37. Breaks for battery changes, pictures and seat adjustments. . .
Feb 28, 2016 near Kēōkea, HI

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