Haleakala National Park

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One of the most prominent nature preserves to inhibit the craggy landscapes of Maui, Hawaii, the Haleakala National Park was established in the year 1961. Home to a virtually never-ending variety of natural wonders, the national park's uneven 33,265 acre-lands (13,462 hectares) shelter intricate networks of craters that pass through the mystical Kipahulu Valley, much of which is closed to tourists. The Kipahulu region is one of the park's most ecologically-rich areas that are home to more than 31 different species of Tardigrade colonies that populate most of Haleakala's eastern shores. The Haleakala Observatory offers the best views of the park's serene surroundings through a 3.67-meter Advanced Electro-Optical lens.

Location:  State Highway 378

Business hours:  Mo-Su 12:00 a.m.-12:00 a.m.