Camping Locations On Kauai

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camping on kauai - map of camping locations Salt Pond Park Lucy Wright Park Hanalei Beach Park Anini Beach Park Anahola Beach Park Hanamaulu Beach Park Haena Beach Park

Camping Applications

The Department of Parks & Recreation provides quality recreational and leisure time experiences for residents and visitors of the County of Kauai.

Camping Permits are issued for the following County beach parks:

  • Haena Park (closed every Monday from 10 am to 12 noon on Tuesday for maintenance)
  • Hanalei Blackpot Park (Open Friday & Saturday only, closed Sunday thru Thursday)
  • Anini Beach Park (closed every Tuesday from 10 am to 12 noon on Wednesday for maintenance)
  • Anahola Beach Park (closed every Thursday from 10 am to 12 noon on Friday for maintenance)
  • Hanamaulu Beach Park  :THIS PARK IS CLOSED FOR CAMPING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, IT IS OPEN FOR DAY USE ONLY FROM 6:00AM TO 10:00PM DAILY. GATES ARE LOCKED FROM 10:00PM TO 6:00AM DAILY.
  • Salt Pond Park (closed every Tuesday from 10 am to 12 noon Wednesday for maintenance)
  • Lucy Wright Park (closed every Monday from 10 am to 12 noon Tuesday for maintenance)
  • Lydgate Park Camp Ground  (closed every Tuesday from 10 am to 12 noon Thursday for maintenance)

Camping permit fees are $3.00 per adult, per night for non-residents and free for residents of the State of Hawaii who can show proof of residency that they have lived in the State of Hawaii for a minimum of two hundred (200) consecutive days.  Children 17 years of age and younger are also free and must camp with at least one adult 18 years of age or older.  Please download application form and instruction sheet below.  DO NOT MAIL IN CASH!

Camping permit fees for the Lydgate Camp Ground:

  • 10'x10' & 20'x20' camp sites:
    • State of Hawaii Residents:
    • Non-Residents:
      • 10'x10', 20'x20' & ADA Accessible camp sites: $25.00 per night
        • 10'x10' camp site holds up to 5 campers
        • 20'x20' camp site holds up to 10 campers (includes ADA sites)
      • Group camping area: $150.00 per night  (for 20 or more campers, up to a maximum of 200 campers, includes exclusive use of camp ground pavilion) 

Lydgate Camp Ground has assigned camp sites.  Camping permits for the Lydgate Camp Ground are available at the Main Permit Counter located in Lihue only up to Friday, January 30, 2015No permits are issued at the camp ground. Please download Lydgate camping application form and instruction sheet below. DO NOT MAIL IN  CASH!

PLEASE CHECK CAMPING INFORMATION PAGE FOR UPDATED PERMITTING LOCATIONS AND HOURS
DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
PARK PERMITS SECTION
4444 RICE STREET, SUITE 105, MO`IKEHA BUILDING
LIHU`E, KAUAI, HAWAI`I, 96766 
 Email: louderkirk@kauai.gov
Phone: 808-241-4458, Fax: 808-241-5126

 

 

 

Camping Permit Locations

NEW PERMITTING LOCATIONS AND TIMES OF OPERATION  EFFECTIVE TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 2016

LIHU`E AREA
 LIHU`E NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
 3353 Eono Street, Lihue, Ph: 808-241-6858
NO CAMPING PERMITS ISSUED AT THE LIHU`E NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
 LIHU`E CIVIC CENTER
 4444 Rice Street, Pi`ikoi Building Lobby
 Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
 CLOSED FOR LUNCH: 12:00 pm to 12:45 pm

SOUTH/WEST SIDE OF KAUA`I 
KALAHEO NEGHBORHOOD CENTER 
 4480 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, Ph: 808-332-9770
 Monday thru Friday: 12:00 PM TO 4:00 pm

 HANAPEPE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
 4451 Puolo Road, Hanapepe, Ph. 808-335-3731
 Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


 EAST/NORTH SIDE OF KAUA`I
KAPA`A NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER 
 4491 Kou Street, Kapaa, - Ph:  808-822-1931
 Monday - Wednesday - Friday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
 Tuesday - Thursday 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

 KILAUEA NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER
 2460 Keneke Street, Kilauea, Ph: 808-828-142
 Monday thru Friday: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm


  These offices will accept cash and money orders as payment for camping permits .

PLEASE HAVE PHOTO ID's AVAILABLE FOR ANYONE 18 OR OLDER

ALL OFFICES ARE CLOSED SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND MOST HOLIDAYS




Announcements

HANAMAULU BEACH PARK CLOSED FOR CAMPING - Monday, November 25, 2013

Hanamaulu Beach Park is currently closed for camping until further notice.  The park is open to the public from 6:00am to 10:00pm daily.  Park is closed to the public from 10:00pm to 6:00am daily and park gates are locked from 10:00pm each night and opened at 6:00am each morning.

 

Request Form for All Campers

 TitleSizeDescription
Request for Camping Permit1.33 MBForm with Waiver of claim and indemnity agreement for use of County Camp Grounds other than Lydgate Park plus instruction sheet.
Request for Camping Permit - Lydgate3.06 MBForm with waiver of claim and indemnity agreement for use of Lydgate Camp Grounds and Lydgate Map, instruction sheet and camp ground rules