Haleakalā Crater opens for overnight wilderness camping

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Visitors to Haleakalā National Park can reserve Haleakalā Crater wilderness campsites online in advance, officials announced on Thursday, April 22.

The new reservation system operates through recreation.gov.

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Wilderness campsite permits will no longer be issued in person and are available online.

Visitors must create an account on the official website before making a campsite reservation.

Officials advise that visitors research the campsites in advance, plan for unpredictable weather, filter water, leave no trace and establish a trip plan prior to making a reservation.

Click here for more information on wilderness camping in Haleakalā National Park

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