POLIPOLI SPRING WILL REOPEN TO CAMPING AND LODGING ON APRIL 3, 2015. The park and the surrounding Kula Forest Reserve have been closed due to severe storm damage received last year, but are both set to reopen on Friday, April 3.
Camping and lodging within the fog belt of the Kula Forest Reserve at 6200 foot elevation. Extensive trail system in the forest reserve, including through a forest reminiscent of the conifer forests of the Pacific Northwest coast. Sweeping views of Central and West Maui, Kaho'olawe, Moloka'i and Lana'i in clear weather. Pig and seasonal bird hunting. Hikers should wear bright colored clothing – hunters may be in the area. Nights are generally cold; winter nights frequently have below freezing temperatures. No campground showers.
Polipoli has a single cabin for rent.
Hawaii Residents: $60 per cabin per night.
Reservations for the single cabin at Polipoli are not available online. Please contact Maui State Parks to book this cabin reservation at (808) 984-8109.
Hawaii Residents: $12 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $2 per night for each additional person*. Maximum fee per site: $20/night.
Non-residents: $18 per campsite per night for up to 6 persons; $3 per night for each additional person*. Maximum fee per site: $30/night.
*chlidren 2 and under free
COPY OF PERMIT IS REQUIRED. PERMITS MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED. A 4-wheel drive vehicle is required. Only authorized service animals are allowed at this park. This is a remote area with no security, emergency or rescue services available. Lodging: Pickup and return keys at the Maui State Parks Office in Wailuku. Pickup keys no later than 12:00noon on the first day of your stay or the last work day prior to your check-in date. Check-in after 2:00pm. Check-out is before 10:00am. Electricity and refrigeration is not provided. Please conserve water. Camping: Must have a tent. Do not drive vehicles into campgrounds. Showers and drinking water not provided. Camping allowed only within the designated area on a first-come, first-served basis. DUE TO DRY CONDITIONS, ABSOLUTELY NO FIRES OF ANY TYPE ALLOWED IN CAMPING AREA.
9.7 miles upland from Kula on Waipoli Road off Kekaulike Avenue (Highway 377); 4-wheel drive vehicle required.
A 4-WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLE IS REQUIRED. ONLY AUTHORIZED SERVICE ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED AT THIS PARK . THIS IS A REMOTE AREA WITH NO SECURITY PERSONNEL, EMERGENCY OR RESCUE SERVICES AVAILABLE. COPY OF PERMIT REQUIRED.