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Halemau'u Trail

Halemau'u Trail — The trail covers 10 miles across Haleakala National Park on Maui to the Haleakalā Crater which is 2,600 feet deep. The Halemau'u Trail leads into the crater from the summit area and descends 1,400 feet over two miles of switchbacks.

photo: Halemau'u Trail at

Length: 8.80 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: In Haleakala NP, joins Halemau’u Parking to Paliku cabin.
State(s): Hawaii
Counties: Maui
Longitude: -156.1849114
Latitude: 20.7189334

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Description

Halemau'u Trail — The trail covers 10 miles across Haleakala National Park on Maui to the Haleakalā Crater which is 2,600 feet deep. The Halemau'u Trail leads into the crater from the summit area and descends 1,400 feet over two miles of switchbacks. The summit of Haleakala volcano itself rises to 10,023 feet in elevation (designated 1982).

Additional Details

Width: 42 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1982

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Haleakalā National Park

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Peter Kafka
Trail Foreman
Haleakala National Park
P.O. Box 369
Makawao, HI 96768
(808) 572-4421
peter_kafka@nps.gov

 

Photos

Halemau'u Trail at

Halemau'u Trail at "Rainbow Bridge" on a clear day. To the left of the trail is the Ko'olau Gap; to the right of the trail is th. Photo by NPS, Forest and Kim Starr.

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