Maui Hawaii Camping and
Hawaiian Campgrounds Information
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camping and Hawaiian
campgrounds, visit our camping page at Hawaii
Federal campgrounds on Maui
Campground is often cool, windy or rainy. There are a few tables and grills,
potable water and chemical toilets. Maximum occupancy is 50 people.
Campground can be warm, wet, and breezy with mosquitoes and passing showers. NO WATER
is available; bring drinking water with you. There are a few tables and grills, and
chemical toilets. Maximum occupancy is 100 people.
Wilderness Campgrounds at Paliku and Holua have
pit toilets, and a limited non-potable water supply. Water must be treated before
drinking. You will have to carry your water in times of drought. No open fires are
permitted. Maximum occupancy is 25 people in each campground.
Permits Camping is
allowed on a first-come, first-served basis in designated areas only. There is no fee.
Permits are required for the wilderness campgrounds and must be obtained the day of the
trip at Park Headquarters between 8 am and 3 p.m. No permit
is required for either Hosmer Grove or Kipahulu Campground.
Hawaii State campgrounds on Maui
from State of Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural
Spring State Recreation Area
At 6200 feet elevation in Kula Forest Reserve, 9.7 miles upland from Kula on
Waipoli Road off Kekaulike Avenue (Highway 377); 4-wheel drive vehicle recommended.
Camping and lodging (one cabin) within the fog belt of Kula forest. Extensive trail system
in the forest reserve, including through a forest reminiscent of the conifer forests of
the Pacific Northwest coast. Sweeping views of Central and West Maui, Kaho'olawe, Moloka'i
and Lana'i in clear weather.Pig and seasonal bird hunting. Nights are generally cold;
winter nights frequently have below freezing temperatures. No campground showers.
In Hana at end of Wai'anapanapa Road off Hana Highway (Highway 360), 52.8 miles east of
Kahului Airport--3 hours drive. Remote, wild, low-cliffed volcanic coastline
offering solitude and respite from urban life. Lodging, camping, picnicking, shore fishing
and hardy family hiking along an ancient Hawaiian coastal trail which leads to Hana.
Excellent opportunity to study a seabird colony and anticline pools. Other features
include native hala forest, legendary cave, heiau (place of worship), natural stone arch,
sea stacks, blow holes and small black sand beach. After camping here,
you can take a shower at this
Maui County Campgrounds
The County of Maui
had three parks for camping. Baldwin, which is near the ocean in the town
of Paia, and Rainbow, which is nearer the upcountry village of
Haliimaile, are now CLOSED. Only Kanaha
beach park, which is close to the Kahului airport, is still open. The park has
room for 15-20 people each, who are charged $3/day ($.50 for children under 18). There is
a time limit of three days at the park, which features drinking water and restroom
facilities. For information, write or appear at the Department of Parks and Recreation,
War Memorial Gym, 1580-C Kaahumanu Avenue, Wailuku, Hawaii 96793; phone (808) 243-7389.
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