Hosmers Grove/ Haleakala national park
The third camping ground is Hosmers Grove, in Haleakala National Park possesses a totally different climate. At 6,800 feet, this hand planted forest of trees from around the world is only a short drive from the summit. You can watch either the sunset or sunrise from the park headquarters, located at 10,023 feet. *Warning-This is a cold weather area and cold weather clothes are strongly suggested. Entry to the park is $20 that includes use of the camp ground for up to three days.
permits are required for sunrise access atop the crater
CAMP OLOWALU offers 35 clean and spacious sites for tent camping and also has tentalows with mountain views and cabins for large parties or gatherings. Minutes away from Lahainas west side shopping and restaurants this is a great spot if getting a late start or needing to get to the Airport early(30-40 minutes). This camp ground is always improving and is across from Leoda's bakery, PBJ grilled cheese $5 and some of the best pies in Maui. make reservations at campolowalu.com . Let us know if your planning on staying here ear plugs can be a blessing for the wild chickens.
CAMPING KITS ARE RENTED FOR 3 DAYS, EXTRA DAYS START AT $20 MORE AND NOT TO EXCEEDE 5 DAYS
Waianapanapa State Park
Waianapanapa State Park is located 44.5 miles from Paia on the Hana highway. You can enjoy the Black Sand Beach or the two freshwater caves among the lush grotto decorated with moss, ginger, ti, and draping ferns. Permanent bathrooms,vending machine and outdoor shower available.
camping by permit only*
Less than 5 minites from Hana Town
Camp Keanae YMCA is a community- focused nonprofit that offers tent camping, VW Van parking cabins and cottages all with ocean views and accommodations for up to 60 people. Fire pits and bath houses with hot showers and filtered water regular toilets, sink and mirror. You are close to honomanu Bay, the Arboretum and some of the best Banana Bread on the planet!! Rates run $25 per person per night for tents and family rate is $40 per night. Keanae is about 1 hour from Kahului, at mile maker 16.5 it is a great spot to go if you are getting a late start or have to be at the Airport early in the AM. Recommended to make reservations befor arriveal you can call at (808) 248-8355 email Andy@mauiymca.org or go to there web site ymcacampkeanae.org for pictures and more info.
*You must have a state issued permit to camp at any state park. Cabins are also available through the DEPARTMENT OF LAND & NATURAL RESOURCES by pre-request only. They can be contacted at Dept, of land & Natural Resources, Division of State Parks, 54 S. high St., Rm 101, Wailuku HI 96793 or call
808-984-8109 Permits are needed to camp at any
state park. Violators will be asked to leave.
Kipahula National Park
Kipahula is the second area. It’s a national park that includes attractions such as seven pools, black lava oceanfront bluff camping area, and Waimoku Falls, a 400-foot fall set in a rock wall amphitheater. The trail provides, guava, mango, and a towering bamboo forest. You can camp for up to 3 days at kipahula national park for just a $20 entry fee to the park. Camping spots are first come first camp with over 45 spots to choose from. Offering BBQ's and picnic tables and basic bathroom facilities.
*no running water*