Sliding Sands Trail - Haleakala

Maui Hawaii Tourist Information and Vacation Guide

Among the many hiking trails in Haleakala National Park is the Sliding Sands Trail that leads into the volcanic crater.

Hikers on the Maui Hawaii volcano will see a wide range of volcanic debris including iron deposits, indigenous plants and a rock formations along the trail.

Sliding Sands Trail into the Haleakala Volcano
Sliding Sands Trail, Haleakala Volcano

Visitors should be careful to not overexert themselves on these trails as the air is noticeably thin at this 10,000 foot elevation.  This fact becomes apparent when hiking uphill from the crater to the parking area.

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