Haleakala National Park

Haleakala National Park

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VISIT Haleakala National Park:

Park Details

Haleakala National Park was established on August 1, 1916, and has a total area of 30,183 acres (47 square miles, or 122 square kilometers).

Address Haleakalā National Park, Kula, HI, 96790
HoursOpen 24 hours a day, all year
Entrance Fee$30 per vehicle, valid for 3 days
Learn MoreOfficial Website

When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation

Haleakala National Park is the 83rd most visited park in the country.

We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Haleakala National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Haleakala National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Haleakala National Park are April, May, June & July.

Park Visits46,11251,02151,87163,78179,46989,20789,06479,64879,33974,93372,24976,487
Avg Temp747474757879808180797774
Max Temp787879798282848483838178
Avg Temp585757585959606162616158
Min Temp504950525455565758565551
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Haleakala National Park Road Trips

Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Haleakala National Park is visited.

Trip NameTrip MilesTrip Days
Hawaii National Park Itinerary1608

Other Nearby National Park Sites

From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Haleakala National Park.

Pu'ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site53 mi
Kalaupapa National Historical Park60 mi
Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historical Park72 mi
Pu`uhonua O Hōnaunau National Historical Park91 mi
Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park111 mi
Pearl Harbor National Memorial123 mi
Honouliuli National Historic Site131 mi

Nearby Campsites & RV Parks

If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Haleakala National Park, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.

NameDetailsMiles Away
Holua Dispersed - Haleakala National Park - MauiKula, HI more 5 miles
Hosmer Grove - Haleakala National Park - MauiKula, HI more 6 miles
Polipoli Spring State Rec Area - MauiKula, HI more 11 miles
Waianapanapa State Park - MauiH?na, HI more 12 miles
Kanaha Beach Park - MauiKahului Airport, HI more 22 miles
Camp Olowalu - MauiLahaina, HI more 30 miles
Mahukona Beach Park - HawaiiHI more 41 miles

Nearest Ski Resorts

For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Haleakala National Park:

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Nearest Airports

When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Haleakala National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Haleakala National Park.

Daniel K. Inouye International AirportHNLHonolulu, HI121 mi
Medium Airports

A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Haleakala National Park.

Hana AirportHNMHana, HI11 mi
Kahului AirportOGGKahului, HI21 mi
Kapalua AirportJHMLahaina, HI37 mi
Lanai AirportLNYLanai City, HI51 mi
Waimea Kohala AirportMUEWaimea, HI59 mi
Molokai AirportMKKKaunakakai, HI67 mi
Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at KeaholeKOAKailua-Kona, HI68 mi

Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.

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Chris Cagle

I love traveling the United States. I hunt down fantastic places to visit in the summer and great slopes to ski down in the winter. The first national park I ever visited was the Smokies, but since then, I've been to dozens. However, my favorite by far has been Zion.