The Halemau'u Trail crosses ten miles to the Haleakala Crater. Gradually sloping through native shrubland to the valley rim, the path switchbacks and descends 1,400 feet to the crater floor. Six miles farther at Paliku Campground, the trail joins with Sliding Sands Trail.

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Expert Review of Halemau'u Trail

Parks and Outdoors Review of Halemau'u Trail

Away Travel Expert: Kim Lipker
ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Camping,Day Hiking
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • A wet, lush, and strenuous trail.
  • Hike down the 3.7 miles of the Halemau'u Trail to the Koolau Gap.

Hwy. 378 to park entrance. Travel 3.5 miles pass headquarters on Haleakala Crater Rd.
Kailua, Hawaii

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: 800-GOHAWAII
Fax: 808-924-0290
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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