*** HURRICANE SEASONAL & SEVERE WEATHER ADVISORY: During Hurricane Season and/or severe weather events, refunds for camping will be given only if the campgrounds are officially closed due to health and safety concerns. In this event, an official public announcement regarding Park Closure(s) will come from the Mayor’s Office and/or the Department of Parks and Recreation. Prior to reserving a campsite, please factor the possibility of cancellation due to health and safety concerns (stemming from, but not limited to weather) and reference news outlets for weather related updates and this website for campground closures.
••• RESTRICTIONS: (In accordance with rules and regulations) Each campsite consists of 900 square feet, allows for a maximum of 10 people, 1 canopy, 3 tents (maximum size per tent and canopy is 10x10 feet) and 3 vehicles (except at Hauula and Lualualei Beach Parks). All City campsites are closed on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Note: Only one camping permit per customer per camping week.
***NOTICE HOLIDAY CLOSURE: Ho’omaluhia Botanical Garden campgrounds will be CLOSED to the public from Friday, Dec 23 thru Monday, Dec 28, 2022 and Friday, Dec 30, thru Monday, Jan 4, 2023 (In observance of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday schedule). Camping reservation will resume on Friday, December 23, 2021, for the camping period of Jan 6 thru Jan 9, 2023. Season’s Greetings and Mahalo for your understanding.
***NOTICE: Bellows Field Beach Park campground will be closed to the public from November 18 through 21, 2022, in support of military exercises. Camping reservations for this location will resume on November 25, 2022. Mahalo, for your understanding.
***ADVISORY: The comfort station (bathroom building) at Waimānalo Beach Park Campground will be closed until further notice for necessary repairs. Portable toilets will be provided nearby and the shower stations remain available. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding.
***ADVISORY: Bellows Field Beach Park campground relies on this website’s (campsite indicators) display and the printable map version for campsite positions at this location. Due to area restrictions, campsite placards and/ or posts are NOT installed at this campground.
***ADVISORY: The Kokololio printable map version is temporary unavailable. Permittees for this campground shall rely on this website’s (campsite indicators) display and/or the (official) placard numbers on-site.
***ADVISORY: Camping permits are issued for tent camping only. Camping in trailers, trucks, van, or other vehicles is strictly prohibited. Note: For vehicular camping options, it is recommended that you consult with the vehicle’s vendor and/or search the web for private campgrounds on Oahu.
*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. Parking at your campsite is no longer permitted. Vehicle parking is along the unpaved road within the campground (known as Eisenhower Rd).
*NOTICE: Waimanalo Bay Beach Park was officially renamed Hūnānāniho (reference City Council Resolution 21-132).
*NOTICE: Nanakuli Beach Park was officially renamed Kalanianaole Beach Park (reference City Council Resolution 15-289).
*NOTICE: Vehicular camping is prohibited at City and County campgrounds.
*NOTICE: Permittee shall not transfer, assign, or sell any or all rights granted by the permit to a third party or relinquish possession or use of the whole or any parts of the park granted to permittee under the permit.
*NOTICE: No person shall engage in commercial activities of any kind while camping at a designated campground.
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At camping.honolulu.gov you can reserve a campsite up to two (2) weeks in advance. Note: Only one camping permit per customer per camping week. Campsites are made available every Friday at 5:00 p.m. (Hawaii Standard Time) including Holidays. Camping fees for a campsite holding up to ten (10) persons will be thirty-two (32) dollars for a three day campground and fifty-two (52) dollars for a five day campground. Per FAQ 1: Camping permits in city campgrounds are issued for three (3) days or five (5) days only, depending on the park. Camping always begins on Friday and extends through the weekend ending on either Monday at 8am (3 days) or Wednesday at 8am (5 days).
Parking permits now require you to provide make, model, color, year, and license plate number for each of up to three cars. Only cars with parking permits are allowed overnight.
THERE ARE NO CHANGES, CANCELLATIONS OR REFUNDS FOR ISSUED PERMITS.
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