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  Camping Locations On Kauai Minimize
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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
     
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Camping Permits Available At 4 Satellite Locations!

    West Complex
     Kalaheo Neighborhood Center - 808-332-9770 (Jason Caldeira)

      4480 Papalina Road, Kalaheo, HI 96741

 

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

   

      Hanapepe Nieghorhood Center - 808-335-3731 (Clyde Vito)

      4451 Puolo Road, Hanapepe, HI 96716

 

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


    
East Complex
     Kapa'a Neighborhood Center - 808-822-1931 (Marta Hulsman)

    4491 Kou Street, Kapaa, HI 96746

 

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

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


     Kilauea Neighborhood Center - 808-828-1421 (Braxton Bargayo)

    2460 Keneke Street, Kilauea, HI 96754

 

     *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 may occasionally be closed during weekdays, please call ahead to ensure that they are open.

 

These offices only accept money orders as payment for camping permits.

   
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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.

 

     
 
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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 SEND CASH!

 

Camping permit fees for the Lydgate Camp Ground:

  • 10'x10' & 20'x20' camp sites:
    • State of Hawaii Residents:
        • 10'x10', 20'x20' & ADA Accessible camp sites: $5.00 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: $75.00 per night (for 20 or more campers, up to a maximum of 200 campers. includes exclusive use of camp ground pavilion)

    • 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 or by mail in request.  No permits are issued at the camp ground.    Please download Lydgate camping application form and instruction sheet below. DO NOT SEND CASH!

 

Contact The County of Kauai, Department of Parks & Recreation, Park Permits Section


Phone: 808-241-4463

Fax:  808-241-4497


Office Hours 8:15 am to 4:00 pm Hawaiian Standard Time, Monday thru Friday
Closed Saturday, Sunday and all Holidays

 

Main Permit Counter located in the lobby of the Piʻikoi Building, in the Lihuʻe Civic Center, 4444 Rice Street, directly across the street from the Lihuʻe Post Office.

 

mailing address: Department of Parks and Recreation

                                Park Permits Section

                                4444 Rice Street, Suite 105

                                Lihuʻe, HI 96766

email: recpermits@kauai.gov

     
  Request Form for U.S. Citizens Minimize
Camping permit form and waiver that you may print and mail in.
 TitleSize (Kb)Description
Request for Camping Permit90.14Form with waiver of claim and indemnity agreement for use of County Camp Grounds.
Request for Camping Permit - Lydgate459.99Form with waiver of claim and indemnity agreement for use of Lydgate Camp Grounds and Lydgate Map
Instructions696.32Instructions for camping permits
Instructions - Lydgate Camping449.81Instructions for camping permits at the Lydgate Camp Ground