Anyone interested in hiking Haleakala Crater would be fortunate to connect with these folks on their service trip into the park. Two to four days are spent in the park, working days, and stargazing at night .
Bunk house type lodging is provided in the cabins inside the crater. Work ranges from invasive species removal to planting native plants, and maintenance of the wilderness cabins. A park ranger will be along on the service trips. Volunteers will have time daily to explore Haleakala's stunning moonscape.
All are welcome, 7 years and older. Must be able to backpack
distances in changeable weather conditions. Volunteers need sleeping bags, food
, water, flashlight and weeding tool. As much advance notice as possible is requested. Trips are monthly,
please check the Friends of Haleakala National
Lend a Hand: Monthly, 2- to 4-day service trips of eradicating invasive species and planting natives. Groups are welcome with as much advanced notice as possible. Hikes range from 4 to 10 miles to the wilderness cabins.
Friends of Haleakala National
P.O. Box 322
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