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!

EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 2, 2015 CAMPING & FACILITY PERMITS 

 WILL NO LONGER BE DONE AT THE PI`IKOI BUILDING PERMIT

COUNTER.  ALL CAMPING PERMITS WILL BE AT THE LIHU`E,

KAPA`A, KILAUEA, KALAHEO AND HANAPEPE NEIGHBORHOOD

CENTERS DURING LIMITED HOURS POSTED BELOW.

MAIL IN COMPLETED CAMPING APPLICATIONS TO:

Department of Parks and Recreation

Park Permits Section

4444 Rice Street, Suite 105

Lihuʻe, HI 96766

 

email: louderkirk@kauai.gov

phone:  808-241-4458  fax:  808-241-5126

 

 

Camping Permit Locations

EFFECTIVE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 2015, CAMPING PERMITS WILL NO LONGER BE ISSUED FROM THE MAIN PERMIT COUNTER IN THE PI`IKOI BUILDING.  ALL CAMPING PERMITS WILL ONLY BE ISSUED DURING LIMITED HOURS FROM FIVE LOCATIONS, THE LIHU`E, KAPA`A, KILAUEA, KALAHEO AND HANAPEPE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERS.

 

NEW PERMITTING LOCATIONS

AND TIMES OF

 OPERATION  EFFECTIVE MONDAY,

FEBRUARY 2, 2015.

 

LIHU`E AREA 

Lihu`e Neighborhood Center

3353 Eono Street, Lihue - Phone:  808-241-6858

Monday thru Friday:  1:00pm to 4:00pm only (except for holidays)

 

SOUTH/WEST SIDE OF KAUA`I

KALAHEO NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

 4480 Papalina Road, Kalaheo -  Phone: 808-332-9770

Monday thru Friday: 12:00 pm to 4:00pm (except for holidays)

HANAPEPE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

4451 Puolo Road, Hanapepe - Phone: 808-335-3731

Monday thru Friday: 8:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

   

EAST/NORTH SIDE OF KAUA`I

KAPA`A NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

4491 Kou Street, Kapaa, HI 96746 - Phone:  808-822-1931   

Monday - Wednesday - Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

 

KILAUEA NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER

Temporarily CLOSED until further notice

 2460 Keneke Street, Kilauea, HI 96754 - - 808-828-1421

Monday - Wednesday - Friday 10:00am to 12:00pm (except for holidays)

Tuesday - Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm (except for holidays)

ALL OFFICES ARE CLOSED SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND MOST HOLIDAYS

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

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 U.S. Citizens

 TitleSizeDescription
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
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.