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Haleakalā National Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

Hawaii, USA

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About Haleakalā National Park

Haleakalā National Park is an American national park located on the island of Maui in the state of Hawaii. Named after Haleakalā, a dormant volcano within its boundaries, the park covers an area of 33,265 acres (52.0 sq m). The park is divided into two distinct sections, one is the summit area and the other is coastal Kipahulu area.

Attractions Near Haleakalā National Park

Waimoku Falls
Waimoku Falls11.24km from Haleakalā National Park

Waimoku Falls is said-to-be 400ft tall waterfall situated at the head of Ohe’o Gulch. A Pipiwai trail leads hikers to this waterfall through amazing bamboo forest.

Upper Waikani Falls
Upper Waikani Falls12.57km from Haleakalā National Park

Upper Waikani Falls is one of the most popular waterfalls on Maui, located along the Road to Hana. The Upper Waikani Falls is a series of three large, side by side waterfalls. This group of waterfalls is also known as the Three Bears.

Pools of 'Ohe'o
Pools of 'Ohe'o13.27km from Haleakalā National Park

The Pools of ‘Ohe’o are the most popular attraction in East Maui. Beautiful waterfalls and pools in an absolutely stunning setting.

Hāna Lava Tube
Hāna Lava Tube15.22km from Haleakalā National Park

The cave is the largest lava tube on Maui and the 18th largest lava tube in the world. The tube was created over 960 years ago as lava spewed up from underground towards the ocean surface.

Waiʻānapanapa State Park
Waiʻānapanapa State Park17.48km from Haleakalā National Park

Waiʻanapanapa means “glistening fresh water” in the Hawaiian language, referring to nearby fresh water streams and sparkling pools.The park has seabird colonies, lava tubes, blowholes, freshwater caves, and a natural stone arch.

Kaihalulu Red Sand Beach
Kaihalulu Red Sand Beach18.4km from Haleakalā National Park

Kaihalulu Beach or Red Sand Beach, located just south of Maui's Hana Bay, has red-black sand, a product of the cinder cone hill on the northern end of the cove.

Where is Haleakalā National Park

Discover More Attractions in Maui County, Where Haleakalā National Park Is Located

Maui County
Maui County
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It is the second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands. Maui County is included in the Kahului-Wailuku-Lahaina, HI Metropolitan Statistical Area.