One of the most popular activities at Haleakalā is to watch the sunrise from the summit. The sunrise at Haleakalā is said to be one of the most beautiful in the world, and visitors often gather at the summit before dawn to witness the breathtaking sight. The park requires visitors to make reservations to watch the sunrise, as space is limited and the park often reaches capacity during peak tourist season.
The valley is surrounded by towering green mountains and is home to a pristine stream that runs through it. The lush vegetation of the valley includes exotic plants, towering trees, and vibrant flowers, making it a feast for the eyes of nature lovers. Visitors can explore the valley on foot by hiking one of the many trails that lead to scenic overlooks, waterfalls, and historical landmarks.