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Also known as “Seven Sacred Pools,” this string of freshwater pools is just a 10-minute walk from the grassy campgrounds on the Kuloa Point Trail.Kipahulu is the place to go for hiking, beautiful coastal scenery, and swimming in fresh water.‘Ohe’o Gulch is a popular tourist attraction on the Hana Highway, so it’s best to go early in the morning before the crowds arrive.The site sleeps 50 people and allows dogs on leash. Bring several layers of winter clothes and an insulated sleeping bag. Come here for a quiet evening of stargazing and a majestic morning.Hosmer Grove generally gets quiet quickly after sundown, as most campers are there to beat the sunrise summit crowds, which start as early as 4 a.m. However, the sunset is arguably just as beautiful with virtually no traffic. Drive-in Hosmer Grove may have the Haleakala summit, but Kipahulu has ‘Oh’eo Gulch. #1 0, #2 0 and #3 0 Participate by clicking the Tweet Now button. *** HURRICANE SEASONAL ADVISORY: During this Hurricane Season refunds for camping will be given only if the campgrounds are officially closed due to a hurricane.Parking permits now require you to provide make, model, color, year, and license plate number for each of up to three cars.
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If you plan on visiting both campsites, hiking, or would like to visit the national parks on the Big Island, the annual pass is your best value.
Free camping at both sites is on a first come, first serve basis.
*NOTICE: Kalaeloa Beach Park - The comfort station will remain closed until further notice, portable toilets will be available and the outdoor showers will be operational. Vehicle parking is along the unpaved road with in the campground (known as Eisenhower Rd).
*NOTICE: Nanakuli Beach Park was officially renamed Kalanianaole Beach Park (reference City Council Resolution 15-289).
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